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Excellent resource to connect history to geography

Amy K.
Classroom teacher
Alden High School
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My Subjects Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Teacher-led lessons
Great with Advanced learners
Special needs
How I Use It
I use this at the beginning of a lesson to show how geography links to history. For example, the importance of Venice's geographic location to its importance during the Renaissance.
My Take
Great to use when you are trying to teach the connection to history and geography.