Over and Through: Physical Geography Vocabulary

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of the vocabulary of physical geography by categorizing them and illustrating them. Students will also combine physical geography vocabulary with prepositions to form phrases. This lesson contains adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Diana Lee Strouth
Grade Range: 
2 and 6
1-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
4: The physical and human characteristics of places