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A trip through_europe


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Interesting presentation for children of 6th of primary.

Interesting presentation for children of 6th of primary.

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  • 1. A Trip Through Europe Katie Dempsey
  • 2. Unit: Europe Grade Level: 6 th grade
  • 3. Objectives
    • Before viewing the video students will spend time talking about European exploration.
    • During the slide show students will see first hand photos as a way to make a connection to what we are talking about in class.
    • Students will make connections through the photos to past information that will be important for them to remember throughout the course.
  • 4. Activity # 1
    • This could be used as an introduction to a lesson on European exploration.
    • Before getting into European exploration, a series of pictures could be shown to students in order to get them excited about the lesson.
    • After pictures are shown and a description is given with each picture, students can pick a picture to write about.
    • I will have a copy of each pictures to give to students for them to write about. This will give them the opportunity to write what they can remember about the picture.
  • 5. Materials Needed
    • PowerPoint slides
    • Description of pictures
    • Copy of each picture for students
    • Computer and overhead
  • 6. Purpose
    • The purpose of this lesson is for students to get to see first hand the differences of Europe.
    • Many students are visual learners. Having a lesson such as this will help students to actually think about a picture.
    • It will also give them a change to gather their thoughts and write them down.
  • 7. Picture #1
  • 8. Picture #2
  • 9. Picture #3
  • 10. Picture #4
  • 11. Picture #5
  • 12. Picture #6
  • 13. Activity #2
    • Students will be given a “passport” to visit different European countries.
    • They may use internet resources to send postcards to family members discussing different things they have seen or eaten on the trip.
    • These places must be historical and be related to European countries we have been exploring.
  • 14. Materials
    • Passports for each student
    • Internet usage
    • Postcards
  • 15. Purpose
    • The purpose of this lesson is for students to take a long inside other counties.
    • By creating a passport system they can feel like the are actually visiting another country.
  • 16. Website to use for this activity
    • Information about Europe
    • Pictures of Countries in Europe
    • Background information on each country
    • Maps and information on European countries
  • 17. Activity #3
    • Students will build a map of European countries.
    • By finding pictures online, students will cut them into the shape of a country and place them on a map of Europe.
    • They must find a picture of each country we are studying.
    • The picture should not be of the outline but a picture of something that can be found in that country such as a bridge, cathedral or monument etc.
  • 18. Materials
    • Map of Europe enlarged
    • Internet usage
    • Scissors
    • Glue sticks
    • Printer
  • 19.  
  • 20. Purpose
    • The purpose of this lesson is for students to be able to visualize what it looks like in each country.
    • By putting a picture with a country students will have a better idea of what they are studying.
  • 21. Websites to use for this Activity
    • Pictures on Google Images
    • Pictures of European Country
    • Pictures of European Counties
  • 22. Activity #4
    • Students will use a map of Europe to identify landforms that exist within the areas we have been discussing.
    • Landforms that should be noted are rivers, lakes, bays, mountains, tributaries, islands, valleys and peninsulas.
  • 23. Purpose
    • The purpose of this activity is for students to study the geography of this region.
    • By labeling a map, students will be able to identify natural barriers that might exist.
    • This also shows me that students know how to read a map.
  • 24. Materials
    • Blank map of Europe
    • Colored pencils
    • Physical map of Europe
  • 25.  
  • 26.  
  • 27. Activity #5
    • Students will create a brochure of a European Country.
    • They will need to include:
    • National flag
    • Number of people who live there
    • Landforms and physical features
    • Neighboring countries
    • Something important about this country
    • 3 pictures from the country
    • Capital
    • Government type
    • Language
  • 28. Materials
    • Three fold paper
    • Glue Sticks
    • Scissors
    • Internet Usage
    • Makers
    • Printer
  • 29. Purpose
    • The purpose of this activity is to give the students an opportunity to become experts on a certain country.
    • Students will have a change to leave their brochure out for everyone else in the class to see.
    • It is a great way to display student achievement.