The Big Idea Activity Big Idea
 

Writing

WritingWriting tips and style guidelines

 
 

Quick Quiz

Test your knowledge. What have you learned so far?

 
Unit One
 

Biography

Grafton Tyler Brown

Biography This free African American became a famous painter of the American West. Find out more about his life and times.

Field Trip

Redwood National Park

Field Trip Redwood National Park is home to many giant redwood trees.

 California Standard 3.1  Students describe the physical and human geography and use maps, tables, graphs, photographs, and charts to organize information about people, places, and environments in a spatial context.  

 California Standard 3.1.1  Identify geographical features in their local region (e.g., deserts, mountains, valleys, hills, coastal areas, oceans, lakes). 

Learn About Your Community

Local Connection What's great about your community? Let people know! You can make a brochure about life in your community.

Your Community's Land and Resources

Local Connection How well do you know the county in which you live? Get ready to explore! You can make a clay landform model, a resource poster, or a photo log.

 California Standard 3.1  Students describe the physical and human geography and use maps, tables, graphs, photographs, and charts to organize information about people, places, and environments in a spatial context.  

 California Standard 3.1.1  Identify geographical features in their local region (e.g., deserts, mountains, valleys, hills, coastal areas, oceans, lakes).  California Standard 3.1.2  Trace the ways in which people have used the resources of the local region and modified the physical environment (e.g., a dam constructed upstream changed a river or coastline).