Where In The World Are We From?<br />England<br />Mexico<br />China<br />Canada<br />Italy<br />Russia<br />Chile<br />Egypt<br />
What is a Map?<br />Map: a visual that shows all or part of Earths <br />surface and features, like oceans, continents, countries, mountain ranges, lakes, and other places.<br />
Name that Continent<br />Antarctica<br />Africa<br />Asia<br />Australia<br />Europe<br />North America<br />South America<br />*This is an educational game, where the students are told characteristics about a continent and they predict which continent it is. I have the questions written on the whiteboard.<br />
XpeditionAtlas<br />We have reviewed what a map is and know the seven continents.<br />Lets explore Earth further:<br />http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/<br />*This website is a great tool to explore Earth. The students and I will navigate this website. The students know the seven continents and now with this website, the students will become more familiar with where certain countries are located within the continents. The students will use this website individually during slide seven.<br />
On your map, find Waldo!<br />Waldo is in…<br />California<br />New York<br />Italy<br />Japan<br />Mexico<br />France<br />Australia<br />Brazil<br />China<br />Ireland<br />Where’s Waldo?<br />
Where In The World Are You From?<br />On your map, find the country where your ancestors are from.<br /><ul><li>Show your partner the country on your map.
Tell your partner why your ancestors moved. </li></ul>My ancestors are from…<br />
My Ancestors Are From…<br />Using the National Geographic website, we will share where are ancestors are from. <br />http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/<br /><ul><li>On the website, locate the continent and then the country your ancestors are from.
Academic Content Standard:</li></ul>People Who Make a Difference: <br />2.2 Students demonstrate map skills by describing the absolute and relative locations of people, places, and environments: <br /> 3. Locate on a map were their ancestors live(d), telling when the family moved to the local community and how and why they made the trip.<br />