I Am a Rock, I Am an Island: Describing Landforms and Bodies of Water

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will identify and describe basic landforms (mountain, hill, plateau, plain, river valley, island) and bodies of water (ocean, lake, river) through use of body movements and write simple riddles to demonstrate their understanding of the unique characteristics of these physical features.
Author: 
Julie Letofsky
Grade Range: 
1-2
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
7: The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface