Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of South America!
The 7 Continents: South America helps students learn about South America through fun reading and writing activities.
Five geography units cover the following standards-based topics:
Section 1: South America in the World Introduces students to the location of South America in the world. South America's Relative Location South America's Hemispheres South America's Absolute Location Using a Projection Map
Section 2: Political Divisions of South America Introduces students to the three regions and 12 countries of South America. Population of South America Countries of South America Largest Countries by Area Largest Countries by Population Western South America Population of Western South America Northern South America Population of Northern South America Eastern South America Population of Eastern South America Capital Cities of South America
Section 3: Physical Features of South America Students learn about the landforms and bodies of water of South America. South America's Landscape Andes Mountains Highlands of South America Plains of South America Amazon Rainforest Atacama Desert Tierra del Fuego South America's Bodies of Water Amazon River Lake Titicaca Angel Falls
Section 4: Valuable Resources of South America Students learn about the various natural resources of South America. Oil in Venezuela Itaipu Dam Mining Metals Agriculture Cattle Llamas and Alpacas Rainforest Resources Amazon Rainforest Wildlife Galapagos Islands Wildlife
Section 5: South American Culture Introduces students to the architecture, art, beliefs, and traditions of South American people. Tourist Attractions Arts and Entertainment Religions of South America Native Cultures South American Cuisine Celebrations
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