Central America Intro

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Central America Intro

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  1. Which Direction to Central America?

    Slide 1 - Which Direction to Central America?

  2. Essential Question(s): Where is Central America?

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s): Where is Central America?

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to locate Central America on a map.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1.9.B – Explain and locate places and regions
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Isthmus:  a narrow piece of land that links two larger areas

    Slide 3 - Isthmus: a narrow piece of land that links two larger areas

    • Archipelago: a group of islands
    • Vocabulary
  4. What Do We Know About the Americas?Where Have We Been?

    Slide 4 - What Do We Know About the Americas?Where Have We Been?

    • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  5. Central America has an isthmus and an archipelago.

    Slide 5 - Central America has an isthmus and an archipelago.

    • Central America
  6. It consists of 7 countries and islands in the Caribbean Sea.

    Slide 6 - It consists of 7 countries and islands in the Caribbean Sea.

    • Central America
  7. Physical Geography

    Slide 7 - Physical Geography

  8. What is a narrow strip of land, with water on both sides, that links two larger areas?

    Slide 8 - What is a narrow strip of land, with water on both sides, that links two larger areas?

    • Archipelago
    • Isthmus
    • Peninsula
    • Quick Check
  9. What is a narrow strip of land, with water on both sides, that links two larger areas?

    Slide 9 - What is a narrow strip of land, with water on both sides, that links two larger areas?

    • Archipelago
    • Isthmus
    • Peninsula
    • Quick Check
  10. At the end of the video (link posted below), print the map of Central America.

    Slide 10 - At the end of the video (link posted below), print the map of Central America.

    • Extension Activity
  11. Essential Question(s): Where is Central America?

    Slide 11 - Essential Question(s): Where is Central America?

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to locate Central America on a map.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1.9.B – Explain and locate places and regions
    • Review Objectives
  12. Slide 12

    • The Americas
    • Canada and Mexico
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Physical Geography
    • Big Idea: How can you use the 5 themes of geography to learn about The Americas?
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events