This product is created to teach about the geography of 9 countries and 12 major physical features in Europe and to teach about the environmental issues in Europe. It covers 6th grade Georgia European geography social studies standards.
Also check out my Social Studies Word Wall to help your students learn difficult content specific vocabulary.
This product contains 5 original informational passages with an activity each, 1 PowerPoint, and 16 digital activities to teach your students about the geography of the following countries: the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, and Russia; the following physical features: Pyrenees & Ural Mountains, the Alps, Rhine & Danube Rivers, Mediterranean Sea, European Plains, Atlantic & Arctic Oceans, Iberian & Scandinavian Peninsulas, and the English Channel; and about environmental issues in Europe, specifically acid rain in Germany, air pollution in the UK, and the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine. You will also receive teacher instructions on how to use this product with your students.
This Google Drive product is a combination of my *European Geography: Country Location & Physical Features: Passages, PowerPoint, & Interactive Notebook , *European Geography: Environmental Issues- Passages, Activity Pages, & Interactive Notebook products. These two products are NOT Google Drive compatible. THIS product is!
Each activity requires students to close read to understand the content at a deeper level.
Easily integrate literacy into your social studies block:
• Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis
• Determine the central ideas
• Provide an accurate summary
• Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to
• Integrate visual information
This product is a zipped file to include a separate PowerPoint file.
Aligns with Georgia Social Studies Standard:
*SS6G8: Locate selected features of Europe.
–> locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the Danube River, Rhine River, English Channel, Mediterranean Sea, European Plain, the Alps, Pyrenees, Ural Mountains, Iberian Peninsula, and Scandinavian Peninsula.
–> locate on a word and regional political-physical map: the countries of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.
*SS6G9: Explain the major concerns of Europeans regarding the issues such as acid rain in Germany, air pollution in the United Kingdom, and the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine.
Need additional social studies resources?
*European Geography: Country Location & Physical Features: Passages, PowerPoint, & Interactive Notebook
*European Geography: Environmental Issues- Passages, Activity Pages, & Interactive Notebook
*Economics: Interactive Notebook
*Social Studies Word Wall: Geography, Government, Economy, & History
*European History: Interactive Notebook
GOOGLE DRIVE PRODUCTS
*European Geography: Google Drive Version
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