Enhance your students’ understanding of Oceania and the Pacific Islands with this engaging teaching resource! The comprehensive lesson covers the islands of Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, and Aotearoa (New Zealand). With a preview reading, 5 station readings, comprehension question cards, and a scavenger hunt style lesson, this resource will provide a well-rounded learning experience for your students. They’ll have fun while strengthening their knowledge of Oceania and its place in the world. Don’t miss out on this valuable resource for your classroom!
With this resource, you will receive:
–A preview reading on Oceania,
–5 pages of informational text on Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, and Aotearoa (New Zealand),
–20 comprehension question cards to send students on a scavenger hunt of the readings, and
⭐Please download the preview to see a portion of the resource. ⭐
6th Grade Social Studies TEKS
(1) History. The student understands that historical events influence contemporary events. The student is expected to: (A) trace characteristics of various contemporary societies in regions that resulted from historical events or factors such as colonization, immigration, and trade; and (B) analyze the historical background of various contemporary societies to evaluate relationships between past conflicts and current conditions.
(3) Geography. The student understands the factors that influence the locations and characteristics of locations of various contemporary societies on maps and/or globes. The student is expected to: (A) identify and explain the geographic factors responsible for patterns of population in places and regions;
(D) identify the location of major world countries for each of the world regions.
(21) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; and artifacts to acquire information about various world cultures;
(B) analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
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