The Five Themes of Geography: Story Webbing Robinsons

A lesson plan on the Swiss Family Robinson.



• To understand how humans adapt to variations in their physical environment [the human/environment interaction].


Suggested Grades:

2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade

Lesson Procedure:

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Lesson Excerpt:

Materials: Social Studies class textbook Geography chapter [key terms section], copies of the novel: The Swiss Family Robinson, copies of the "Story Web" graphic organizer worksheet 3A, a video of The Swiss Family Robinson [with approval by instructor - Disney film]; copies of the USDA Food Pyramid [].

Timeline: 2 Weeks

Instructional Procedures:

1. Students define the key terms for the Geography/Human Interaction chapter/section in their notebooks.
2. Teacher discusses the definitions of the key terms; Students write one sentence for each key term.



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