Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of North America!
The 7 Continents: North America helps students learn about North America through engaging reading and writing activities.
Five geography units cover the following standards-based topics:
Section 1: North America in the World Introduces students to the location of North America in the world. North America's Relative Location North America's Hemispheres North America's Absolute Location Using a Projection Map
Section 2: Political Divisions of North America Introduces students to the five regions and 23 countries of North America. Population of North America Countries of North America Largest Countries by Area Largest Countries by Population Canada and Greenland The United States and Its Territories Cities of the United States Mexico Central America The Caribbean Capital Cities of North America
Section 3: Physical Features of North America Students learn about the landforms and bodies of water of North America. North America's Landscape Rocky Mountains Grand Canyon Deserts of North America Frozen North Central America's Rainforests Islands of the Caribbean North America's Bodies of Water Great Lakes North America's Rivers Panama Canal
Section 4: Valuable Resources of North America Students learn about the various natural resources of North America. Fossil Fuels Hydroelectricity Renewable Energy Fishing Corn and Livestock Coffee and Bananas North America's Forests Wildlife of North America
Section 5: North American Culture Introduces students to the architecture, art, beliefs, and traditions of North American people. Tourist Attractions Arts and Entertainment Religions of North America Native Cultures North American Cuisine Celebrations
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