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Free Geography Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities for Teachers

Mr. Donn's Free Geography Lesson Plans & Units

  1. First Day of School - An unusual reading maps activities that combines first day activities with map lesson

  2. Australia: The Great Barrier Reef - Lesson Plan (2-3 days) with Personalities handout

  3. India/Pakistan Dispute over Kashmir A 4-Day Mini-Unit with background and handouts

  4. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict A Simulation for the Classroom (2 days) with background & handout.

  5. Geography in the News Ongoing activity, daily, 5 Themes of Geography (8 weeks)

  6. Geography Game - An Educated Guess This lesson works well anytime, but is especially useful to open a new unit. 45-55 minutes. More Geography Lesson Ideas 

Core Knowledge Free Units and Mini-Units, free downloads

Other Free Lesson Plans

5 Themes of Geography Project - terrific (Cabarrus NC schools)

5 Themes of Geography - lesson plan and activity

Regions Lesson Plans (several)

Create a Map Treasure Hunt with no registry

More Map and Map Skills Lesson Plans and Activities

Lesson Plan - The Sahara Desert

Landform lesson plans

6th Grade Basic Geography Skills

The Geography of Ancient Cultures - Mesopotamia, Greece, Egypt, Rome, China, India, Mayas, Incas

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format about Geography

You will find more free lesson plans, activities, and pertinent free resources for teachers under various topics in our Geography section, after the kids section on each page.

Geography for Kids

Free Interactive Games and Activities for Geography

Five Themes of Geography games

What is a landform? games

Maps, Map Skills, Map Symbols games

7 Continents games

Climate games

US Geography games