Lesson
Title I Am a Rock, I Am an Island: Describing Landforms and Bodies of Water
Lesson Description  In this lesson, students will identify and describe basic landforms (mountain, hill, plateau, plain, river valley, island) and bodies of water (ocean, lake, river) through use of body movements and write simple riddles to demonstrate their understanding of the unique characteristics of these physical features.
Author Julie Letofsky
Grade Levels 1-2
Duration 2 class periods
 

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Teacher Instructions

Physical Features Assessment and Riddle Checklist

Paper Slips for Riddle Activity

Photograph Examples of Different Physical Features

Student Work Sample 1

Student Work Sample 2
 
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Teacher Instructions ELL Adaptations

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