Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the unit theme: Cooperation.
- Unit Bibliography: This is a list of supplementary materials to help you to meet the needs of individual students in your classroom.
- Classroom Activities: To extend instruction, here are some creative activities you can print and use in your classroom.
- Theme Project Organizer: This is a worksheet you can print and distribute to students to help them track their work on the Theme Project.
- Theme Project Links: Here are Internet resources for students to use while working on the Theme Project.
Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Think Like a Geographer” feature for this
unit: How Do People Change the Environment?
- The Chesapeake Bay Program Homepage
- This site highlights the activities of the Chesapeake Bay Program, a federal and tri-state effort geared toward restoring the Bay's aquatic life and wildlife. The site contains environmental and scientific data on the Bay and its rivers, information on the efforts taken to reduce pollution, and tips on how citizens can assist in the clean-up efforts.
- Color Landform Atlas of the United States
- The Color Landform Atlas of the United States contains topographical and political maps to the county level for each of the fifty states. Each state link brings up a menu of links to maps and other online information about the state.
Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Citizenship” feature for this unit: How Can People Agree?
- The National Civic League
- This site offers a glimpse into The National Civic League, an organization dedicated to the promotion of community-building and problem-solving. Among the features of the site are community stories from the organization's All-America City and Community Award Program and its Civic Renewal Movement.