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Geography Activities with 12 Major Landforms and Flip Book


This fun unit is perfect for the back to school season to introduce 12 major landforms and reinforce geography skills! This pack includes 12 major landforms with reading passages, organizers, vocabulary posters, flip book, and a unit test.

This activity pack is perfect for introducing and reviewing geography skills through creative hands-on activities. Students will love creating this geography flip book in centers or social studies stations. All the activities in this pack will reinforce and expand their understanding of geography and landforms.

Students will learn and review the main concepts of geography including these main concepts:
✔Natural Resources:
✔Renewable Resources
✔Non-Renewable Resources
✔Climates: Tropical, Temperate, and Polar

There are 12 landforms with corresponding landform organizers included for:
✔Swamps and Marshes

There are many interactive student activities including:
✔What Landform am I?
✔Color the Facts About Geography Activity
✔Label the World Map
✔Cut and Sort Activity about rivers, oceans, and lakes
✔Vocabulary Posters
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
✔Geography Flipbook
✔12 Landform Organizers
✔Unit Test with Answer Key


There are four main activities:
Read. Connect. Create.

Introduce and review the vocabulary words using the colorful vocabulary posters with real-life photos. These posters are excellent for bulletin boards too! Have students cut, glue, and define the vocabulary words using the flip flaps.

Read the passages about Geography, Natural Resources, and three main climates. Complete the activities that go along with those articles.

Create a learning station for each of the 12 landforms included in this unit. Be sure to put the reading passage, photo poster, and graphic organizer at each station or center. Each article gives a definition of the landform and an example of one so students can form a connection to the information. Have students answer the questions on the organizers. You could have the students work in pairs or group work. Depending on the time allotted and the age of your students, 12 landforms might be too many. In that case, you could have each student learn about 3, 4, or 6 of the landforms and teach each other about the other ones.

The geography flip book is perfect for centers. Follow the directions included to assemble their flip books correctly. Flipbooks fit perfectly inside a notebook so students can refer back to them.
Bonus: A Location Organizer and Landform Organizer are included. These can be folded as a brochure and glued into their interactive notebooks. Just cut out, fold into thirds, dot the back of the middle section of the brochure with glue, and hold in place in their notebooks until dry. Students could add more information to the outside folds or page.

✔For Upper Elementary Grades
✔Great for Core Knowledge
✔Common Core Aligned

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