If you're looking for geography activities, this resource provides 25 activities for teaching the five themes of geography, which can be utilized at every grade level. These activities include topics such as: literature around the word, designing a country, and creating an atlas.
As a child, I learned this song, and I still remember it to this day. Indeed, teachers should use this song as a tool to help their students learn the states. In fact, teachers can give students weekly quizzes to test their knowledge by having them write each state down in alphabetical order. Students should be graded based on spelling and whether or not all states are listed alphabetically.
Explore the National Geographic website with your students. An interactive online game that your students are sure to love is called Planet Food. With this game, students are introduced to the geography of food. Students are able to win virtual badges while learning more about where the food they eat comes from.
I love this song and the video; I'm sure your students will too. In fact, there's a rap song is based on going on a tour throughout the U.S. States. This is a great memorization tool for students because they are able to listen to the music while also seeing where each state is located.
The authors of this article, offers 10 ways a teacher can use when teaching geography. In fact, these 10 ways are based on activities that require the teachers to use NY Times content. For instance, the content can be applied to BINGO; the teacher will use a BINGO card that lists different locations and then find stories in the NY Times that correlate with these locations.