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Grades 3-5

Grades 3-5

Below are some of the resources we recommend to use with grades 3-5. The list is growing, so check back for more resources.

If you have any recommendations, please email tage.geography@txstate.edu. Thank you!

GeoInquiry_Grade 4 5_Explorando Elevación (PDF, 488 KB)
(In Spanish) Using ArcGIS Online, explore the route that Lewis and Clark followed and identify elevation levels throughout the regions of the United States.
GeoInquiry_Grade 4 5_Patrón de Asentamiento (PDF, 674 KB)
(In Spanish) Using ArcGIS Online, explore the relationship between the location of surface water and US population settlement patterns.
GeoInquiry_Grade 4 5_Producción de Energía (PDF, 692 KB)
(In Spanish) Using ArcGIS Online, students will learn about energy production and consumption in the United States.
Lesson Plan_Mama Panya (PDF, 624 KB)
Students analyze the text in "Mama Panya's pancakes" a village tale from Kenya. Using this information, students create maps that depict the cultural/economic behaviors in other parts of the world, through the eyes of a chosen character(s) in the texts.
Lesson Plan_Wangaris trees of peace (PDF, 716 KB)
In this activity, students will analyze text from "Wangaris' trees of peace". Using this information, students will create maps that depict the cultural behaviors in other parts of the world, through the eyes of a chosen character in the texts.
Lesson Plan_We all went on safari (PDF, 267 KB)
In this activity, students will analyze text from "We all went on safari." Using this information, students will create maps that depict the physical features and animals that inhabit the region, Tanzania.