The Seven Continents
1 Hook/Attention Getter
Students will get to play a game about the seven continents of the world for a few minutes to get them interested in the topic.
2 Direct instruction
Present a map of the world and ask students if they can locate and name the continents. Label the continents as you go.
3 Guided Practice
Give students a checklist with the continents on it and have them find and drop a pin in each of them using Google Earth.
4 Independent Practice
Have students label a map with the continents to be turned in.
5 Wrap Up
Ask students if they learned anything about the continents other than their names (rivers, large, small, desert ect.)