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Fertile Crescent

Active Learning | Entry Level | Social Studies

Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify the location of the Fertile Crescent.
  • Students will find various locations around the globe.
  • Students will label various locations on a map.

Procedure

  • Students will use Google Earth on the Smartboard to identify the location of the Fertile Crescent.
  • Students will use Google Earth on the Smartboard to find various locations around the globe.
  • Students will use Sheppard Software on the Smartboard to label various locations on a map.
  • Students will locate and label various locations individually on paper maps.

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
  • Use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.

Materials

  • Smartboard
  • Google Earth
  • Sheppard Software
  • Photocopies of map for each student

Grade Level: 3-5