This year in school we are using Layers of Learning year 4. The second two weeks of school we did unit 2. Our geography topic was the Pacific states.
We learned about various political people who were from California (Herbert Hoover, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and Earl Warren).
We made elevation maps of California.
We made population density maps of Oregon.
We made pages with various facts about Oregon.
We made precipitation maps of Washington state.
We made an apple tree of Washington state facts.
We made a resource map for Hawaii.
We filled up a surfboard with facts about Hawaii.
We found and labeled the major cities in Alaska.
We made an Alaskan dogsled team.
We added the state flags of the five states we “visited” over the last two weeks to our passports.