United States Geography Teacher Resources

Find United States Geography lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 431 resources
+
11 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

America from Scratch

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What if the people of the United States started over and, knowing what we know now about how things are working, redesigned the government created by the founding fathers? That's the central premise of the 11 resources in the American...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

United States Geography

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Encourage reading for information with a text about United States geography. Kids read a short passage about the landforms in the United States, including mountain ranges and natural resources, and answer five reading comprehension...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Basic U.S. Geography

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Provide your 11th graders with a basic understanding of U.S. Geography. They label the state, regions, and boundaries found in the contiguous U.S. as well as Hawaii and Alaska. Then, they complete two Internet related activities. 
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

United States Geography: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students use the 14 clues in order to fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate United States geography answers.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Where is Kansas?

For Teachers K
Students explore U.S. Geography by analyzing a map. In this state vs. country lesson, students utilize a U.S. map and locate the state of Kansas before researching the history and customs of the state. Students collaborate as a class to...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Dark Days on the Prairie

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore U.S. geography by researching agriculture. In this dust bowl lesson, students complete a cause and effect worksheet based upon the dust bowls that covered a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas in the early 1900's....
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

U.S. Geography: The West

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the national parks of the American West. In this geography skills lesson, students watch "U.S. Geography: The West," and examine print and Internet sources about the national parks found there. Students feature their...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Florida: U.S. Geography for Kids

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Florida geography worksheet, students locate and label the important features of Florida and create icons for the economy and culture of Florida.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Geography of the United States

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Full of bright maps and interesting information, this presentation details U.S. Geography. Slides include basic facts about size, regions, topography, and demographics, as well as fascinating trivia about the United States, including...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Great State!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The creation of state home pages is the focus of this lesson. Learners research one of15 states for which special State Quarters have been released, and create a home page for that state. They also perform Internet research and utilize...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Where in the United States Are We?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders collaborate with another fifth grade classroom while learning about various locations in the United States. This is a telecollaborative video conferencing project that is designed for students studying United States history...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Map of The USA Jigsaw Puzzle

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Encourage young learners to explore the United States with this printable map puzzle. A fun activity that engages children in learning US geography.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Our States, My State

For Teachers K - 1st
Here is a very nice lesson on the shape of the United States, and the shapes of the individual states for your young geographers. They utilize worksheets embedded in the plan to color in a variety of states and to become familiar with...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

U.S. Geography: The South

For Teachers K - 5th
Young geographers complete a research project. They list the physical features found in the American South. They then discuss the economy, culture, and geography found in the South. They work in groups to research one of the five...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Texas, Our Texas

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore U.S. geography by completing a coloring activity in class. In this Texas history lesson, students utilize the web to locate Texas on a map of the U.S. Students view a PowerPoint presentation which showcases the state...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

My Summer Vacation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the United States geography using Google Earth. In this U.S. geography lesson, students create travel journals about five U.S. geographical locations. Students research the human and physical characteristics for each region.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Nevada, A to Z

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore U.S. Geography by reading a timeline. In this Nevada history lesson, 4th graders identify the geographic location of Nevada and discuss the history. Students read the book S is for Silver: A Nevada Alphabet and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Las Vegas: We Are Just Like You

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars practice making multimedia documentary films by investigating cities of America.  In this U.S. geography lesson, students examine Las Vegas and compare the state of Nevada to 15 other states and discuss their main...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

A Visit to Charm City

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore U.S. geography by participating in a role-playing activity. In this Baltimore history lesson plan, students discuss the geography of Baltimore city and complete a worksheet which discusses the "charm" Baltimore is known...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Expanding the Mission: Historical Parks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore U.S. geography by viewing a documentary in class. In this national parks instructional activity, students view video clips of individual national parks and locate them using Google Earth software. Students create a...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Midwestern States

For Students 4th - 5th
In this United States geography worksheet, students study the image of the Midwestern states. Student then label the states with the following choices: Missouri, Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Illinois, North Dakota, Kansas,...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

U.S. Geography: The Northeast

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate U.S. Geography by creating a map in class. In this natural resource lesson, students create a map of the United States and research the Northeast based on their resources and recyclable materials.  Students utilize...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Delaware Map

For Students 4th - 5th
In this state maps worksheet, students identify the state of Delaware, and fill in the state capital, major cities, and other attractions in the state.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Connecticut Map

For Students 4th - 5th
For this state maps worksheet, students identify the state of Connecticut, and fill in the state capital, major cities, and other major attractions.