Continents, Oceans, & Map Skills UNIT- Reading Passages, Lapbook, PowerPt, Test!


Teach the seven continents and five oceans with this 3-4 week, no-prep, full unit on the Continents & Oceans with a side of Map Skills! You will be provided with lesson plans, a student workbook and accompanying interactive notebook (activity lapbook), a PowerPoint for teacher-guided instruction, and an end-of-unit assessment. The student workbook is also Google 1:1 compatible. Reading and literacy skill building activities are built-in to the student workbook (You can also buy the Student Workbook as a stand-alone resource by CLICKING HERE).

This unit is easy to implement with independent learners and, therefore, can be used in hybrid classrooms, with at-home learners, or fully in-person classes. This unit is also great to use with a ‘TYPES OF MAPS’ unit. And as a bonus- your students will love learning about the Continents & Oceans with Tony the Tourist!


– A Student Workbook

  • Vocabulary List
  • Five Lessons: An Overview of the Earth, The Oceans, The Continents, What is Latitude & Longitude?, Hemispheres and Directions
  • Reading Passages with Guided Notes
  • Reading Skills activities
  • Study Guide
  • Google 1:1 Compatible

– An Interactive Notebook / Activity Lapbook

  • Completely aligned to the Student Workbook
  • 5 interactive activities
  • Can be used by students independently
  • 8 Writing Prompts on a Choice Board
  • Vocabulary Flashcards

– PowerPoint

  • Provides a digital form of the Student Workbook
  • Great for teacher-directed read alouds and whole-class instruction

– Teacher Guide

  • Lesson plans with Student Learning Objectives and Essential Questions
  • Answer Keys for all resources
  • Unit preparation checklist
  • State Standards: Common Core, TEKS, VA SOL
  • Link to Google compatible Student Workbook

– Test

  • Editable Word document
  • 5 fill-in-the-blank questions with a word bank
  • 5 multiple choice questions
  • 2 short response questions

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