Use the Google Earth application (this can be found on your desktop) to look up the following locations:
New York City, NY
Make sure to drag the orange person-figure so that your can see the cities at a street view level.
When you are finished exploring the cities on Google Earth, PREDICT what REGION of the United States we will be studying next.
****HINT: All of these cities are located in the region we will be studying next!
Choose one of the short non-fiction texts about different natural disasters. Read through the text. When you are finished, rewrite the headings in the text. See my example below.
I read the book Facts about Tornados.
Heading #1: What is a Tornado?... All about Tornadoes
Heading #2: How do Tornadoes Start?.... The Beginning of the Funnel
Heading #3: How do Tornadoes Act?.... Tornadoes Move
Please read the short text Wind, Water, Ice by Susan Ring with a partner you are sitting next to.
When you are finished, write a caption for each photograph. You will have to share the text with whoever you are sitting next to. See my example below.
Page 3: The Colorado River helped to form the beautiful Grand Canyon.
Page 4: Water erosion caused different shapes to form in the rocky cliffs above.
We have learned many vocabulary words about geography. I would like you to pick one vocabulary word and create an acrostic poem describing the word. Click HERE to get to an interactive for acrostic poems.
Your poem should describe the word creatively.
When you are finished, you may print your poem to the Tile Room 2. Please do not go pick it up. I will pick them up later.
If time allows, you may play a Social Studies game of your choice.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.