Why is it important to learn the geography of Europe?
How does learning about a country help you understand its history?
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to
Think critically and creatively
Collaborate with others effectively
Produce quality products as a result of their research
HOHAM: Evidence and Integrity
In small groups Students will create a map of the Europe based upon artistic representations throughout history. Each student will be assigned 4-5 countries to research and develop a theme that represents that state. Themes will be inspired by flowers, flag, animals, slogans, famous people born there, inventions created in that country, sports teams, monuments and historical places/persons. Students should refer to five themes of geography.
Students will become an expert on four-five particular countries
General Information (population, natural resources, climate, elevation, flower etc.)
Cultural Information (history, famous people, places to visit, slogans, trivia, sports, etc.
Economic Information (chief products, manufacturing, agriculture)