World Geography Resources for Grades 6-8

Welcome, educators! Here’s where you’ll find inspiring ideas and useful resources for your social studies instruction. myWorld Interactive World Geography is a comprehensive, inquiry-based program that supports your social studies curriculum. Whether you’re already using the program or are just looking for additional practice opportunities, we’ve curated these resources for you.

 

 

 

World Geography Geographic Sources

Students have the opportunity to analyze Geographic Sources. They will be asked to cite evidence from the sources as they answer questions. Each Geographic Source contains built-in scaffolding and guiding questions, so assignments can be completed in the classroom or at home.

 

 

 

World Geography Geographic Sources

Students have the opportunity to analyze Geographic Sources. They will be asked to cite evidence from the sources as they answer questions. Each Geographic Source contains built-in scaffolding and guiding questions, so assignments can be completed in the classroom or at home.

 

 

World Geography Writing Workshop

Each topic in myWorld Interactive includes a Writing Workshop that extends literacy connections. Students practice expository and narrative writing forms that help them better understand the social studies content. Students will research, form an opinion, create a thesis statement, cite examples, and much, much more!

 

See example workshops from the Teacher Edition:

 

Writing Workshop Have students complete the Lesson 1 Writing Task in their Active Journals. Students will make a list of questions they have about Sumerian civilization, which they will use as a guide for their research for an essay about the cultures of Southwest Asia.

Writing Workshop Have students complete the Lesson 1 Writing Task in their Active Journals. Students will record questions about the causes of war and conflict, which will help focus their thinking for an explanatory essay. They will look for answers as they move through the topic.

Writing Workshop Have students complete the Lesson 2 Writing Task in their Active Journals. Students will write a thesis statement about how Middle Americans have used natural resources.

 

 

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