Topic : LandformsTopic : Landforms
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CCLS:RST 4 and 5
•Calculate the weight ( Weight =mass x
•Calculate the mass of these values:
Do Now. Copy and Define these:
Words to know
– Interior plains
– Coastal plains
– folded mountains
– Upwarped mountains
– Fault-block mountains
– Volcanic mountains
LITERACY CONNECTION : Read book pages 34-39 and find the
meaning of these.
Landforms are the kinds of land a
Landforms include mountains, valleys,
plateaus, deserts,plains, islands,
Mountains can be tall and sharply
pointed like the Rocky Mountains.
Mountains can be lower and more
rounded like the Appalachian
Valleys are lowlands that lie between
They are often good places for
communities because water runs down
from the mountains and they have rich
soil to grow crops.
Plateaus are landforms that have
STEEP SIDES and a FLAT top.
They may stretch for miles in every
A desert is dry land with few plants and
An island is a piece of land that has
water on all sides.
The area of flat land along a sea or
ocean is a coastal plain.
Plains are flat sometimes grassy lands
that stretch for miles and can be good
habitats for animals like zebras, lions,
and elephants, giraffes.
A peninsula is a piece of land that has
water on ONLY THREE sides and
attached to another piece of land.
A good example of a peninsula is
REVIEW OF LANDFORMS
land in between
sloped land with a
grassy land that
stretches for miles
surrounded by water
with water on 3
Students will choose their favorite
landform to write a 6- Square
assignment and write an essay of 6-
7 paragraphs ( each paragraph must
have 6-7 sentences).
Discuss different landforms
like plains, plateaus, and
mountains, valleys etc. in
detail with examples.
Discuss different kinds of
plains ( like interior and
coastal) and different
mountains (like folded, fault
block, ---) in detail with
Discuss how do
different places by using
latitude and longitude.
Explain with examples.
Define and explain the
functions of different maps
and projections with
Book page 39
Self check Answer Q1-Q3 in your notebook.