Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales.  The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland.  Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.

Check out this interactive map to see how states voted in elections since 1964 (from the U.S. Electoral College)

Check out this interactive map to see how states voted in elections since 1964 (from the U.S. Electoral College)

Can your students identify the seven continents of the world? What about the four oceans? Equator? Prime Meridian? Give this assessment frequently so students are able to identify the parts of the world correctly. I give this assessment to my students quarterly and it is amazing to see how the improvement (or lack there of) after knowing they will have a pop geography test at any time! :) Enjoy!

Can your students identify the seven continents of the world? What about the four oceans? Equator? Prime Meridian? Give this assessment frequently so students are able to identify the parts of the world correctly. I give this assessment to my students quarterly and it is amazing to see how the improvement (or lack there of) after knowing they will have a pop geography test at any time! :) Enjoy!

We all know that geography is important; but what can you do with it? As students across the country prepare for the 2012 National Geographic Bee, we've explored how geography is used in the real world, from disaster response to military intelligence and even polar exploration. We wish all competitors good luck in this year's competition!

We all know that geography is important; but what can you do with it? As students across the country prepare for the 2012 National Geographic Bee, we've explored how geography is used in the real world, from disaster response to military intelligence and even polar exploration. We wish all competitors good luck in this year's competition!

Looking for a way to challenge your students to truly understand and work with the content of ancient Greece ? This task card set is exactly what you need. This set is great for an end of unit review, early finishers, and stations. Students are asked to finish tasks at each of the levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy all the while working with the vocabulary, geography, people, and events of ancient Greece. This can be used with a textbook and/or the internet as a resource.

Ancient Greece Bloom's Taxonomy Task Cards

Looking for a way to challenge your students to truly understand and work with the content of ancient Greece ? This task card set is exactly what you need. This set is great for an end of unit review, early finishers, and stations. Students are asked to finish tasks at each of the levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy all the while working with the vocabulary, geography, people, and events of ancient Greece. This can be used with a textbook and/or the internet as a resource.

Use your creativity to create your very own imaginary country, where kids make the rules! What's the weather like? What is the native tongue? What do citizens have for dinner? What do residents do in their free time? What's the hot tourist attraction?Name it, draw it, and rule it!

Use your creativity to create your very own imaginary country, where kids make the rules! What's the weather like? What is the native tongue? What do citizens have for dinner? What do residents do in their free time? What's the hot tourist attraction?Name it, draw it, and rule it!

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