Basic Geography

Focuses on United States Geography

Reading Level 3 - 4.5
Interest Level 5 - 12

Basic Geography is a unique program written and designed for struggling learners who need help understanding basic geography concepts. Each concept is broken down into small chunks to help students comprehend geography fundamentals and develop related skills. Short lessons are followed by multiple practice activity sheets so students can firmly grasp a concept before moving on to the next lesson.

The Basic Geography curriculum covers key geography concepts with a focus on the United States, which helps make the concepts relevant to students’ lives. This material can be used in any history or social studies classroom to support the existing curriculum. It features four units with 8 to 10 lessons in each. Every lesson includes a short reading passage and skills activity sheets. Reviews and tests are provided in addition to a complete answer key.

Units include:

  • Locations: Covers maps, grids, latitude and longitude, map projections, and types of maps.
  • Places and Regions: Covers landforms and water systems, climates, and cultural geography.
  • Movement of People, Ideas, and Goods: Covers population, migration, transportation, economic geography, world trade, and communication.
  • The United States: Covers U.S. regions, physical features and climate, people, and natural resources.

262 pages • 8.5 x 11 • softcover • ©2007


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