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Ideas for Geography Awareness Week: Resources for Grades K-12

This November 10-16, celebrate the wonder of the world and bring Geography Awareness Week to the forefront of your classroom with ideas for lesson plans, activities and events with handy content from our Resource Library. Be sure to tag us in your posts sharing your week with #thatsgeography! Activities Mapping Storybooks (Grades K-2) How Scientists Name Things (Grades 3 – 5) Exploring Early Manhattan Through … Continue reading Ideas for Geography Awareness Week: Resources for Grades K-12

Geography in the News: The Pilgrims’ Harsh Thanksgiving

By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM Thanksgiving is just around the corner. During the next few weeks, American kitchens will be stocked up on turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. In elementary schools, children will be learning about the Pilgrims to whom Thanksgiving holiday traditions are attributed. Most school pageants celebrating Thanksgiving show the Pilgrims stepping from a small boat, … Continue reading Geography in the News: The Pilgrims’ Harsh Thanksgiving