Tennessee GEOGRAPHY

Geography enables the student to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments. The student will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the use of geography.

5.3.6

G

Locate the 50 states using a map with each state outlined.

5.3.1

G

Locate continents and significant bodies of water (i.e., the Great Lakes, Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans, Columbia, Missouri, Colorado, Rio Grande, Ohio, Tennessee, St. Lawrence and Mississippi Rivers).

5.3.3

G

Locate information from an atlas entry.

5.3.4

G

Locate a major United States city using latitude and longitude.

5.3.7

G

Recognize and compare landforms, climate, and natural resources of the three grand divisions of Tennessee.

5.3.8

G

Interpret a climograph.

5.3.5

G

Identify the physical and political boundaries of Tennessee.

5.3.2

G

Determine America's population shifts by interpreting a population map.

 

Lesson Plans

Day 1 - Landforms of Tennessee - Physical Boundaries

Day 2 - Climate of Tennessee

Day 3 - Natural Resources

Day 4 - Political Boundaries