Recommended Lesson Plans

A collection of links to lesson plans and lesson plan databases.

Professor Sass (College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University in Minnesota) has collected a wealth of online resources useful for teaching geography.

Geography lesson plans and related resources.

Hundreds of lesson plans for grades 6-12 based on articles that have appeared in the New York Times. This is a joint endeavor with the Bank Street School of Education. Many interesting features.

"PBS LearningMedia provides educators with strategies, tools, and professional development resources needed to fully utilize digital learning." (from the website)

Directory of geography lesson plan sites.


Other Geography Resources

"Atlapedia Online contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world." (quote taken from resource's website.)

"Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries... They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives." (Description is from the website.)


Revised May 2014