Learning Target: Students can analyze and explain the five themes of geography through the creation of authentic products.
This activity includes 10 activity squares that address different multiple intelligences based on the study of The Five Themes of Geography. This menu of activities can be used as a formative or summative assessment. There are two activities per theme listed on the choice board and students must choose and complete one activity per theme. Activities can be modified for your group and/or unit of study. Includes grading rubric. Document is completely editable to meet your needs.
Landforms, climate, soil, vegetation, economics, social, political, cultural characteristics, formal, functional, and vernacular regions, local government and local agencies
Tourism, customs, celebrations, travel destinations
Geography, weather, natural and man made features, economics, landmarks
: Impact of movement, factors that cause movement, traveling, movement of goods, people, and ideas, immigration, transportation routes
Impact on environment, deforestation, impact of current events on the United States
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
Informative, opinion, and argument writing
Find out where your fav sports team will travel for a road trip.
Dream up your own country and create a map of this country.
Write a commercial for a country.
Research information about 3 travel destinations and create a postcard for each one.
Decide which statements are for deforestation and which statements are against.
Summarize an article
Plan a packing list of what you will carry in your luggage or backpack.
Research your hometown.
Compare and contrast the Corn Belt region of the USA’s midwest to the sub-Saharan region in Africa.
Write a news article about your hometown
Technology Components (Easily swappable for other programs):
Google My Maps
Make my newspaper
Download includes a link to the choice board and rubric. Document can be easily shared through Google Drive or Google Classroom. I recommend students posting their product links into one document and submitting that doc through Google Classroom or sharing with the teacher.
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