2 Do NowWhy is it important to learn about the continentsand oceans?
3 DirectionsAnswer the questions on the back. Question 1 can be found on page H3 and question 3 can be found on page H10. Questions 2 and 4 can be found on Atlas page 129.Use the map in your textbook on page R46 to label the seven continents and five oceans.Label and color each as directed.
5 Questions How many countries are in your continent? List a body of water on your continent.Describe your continents location.What is the land area of your continent?List any mountains on your continent.
6 1. Continents and OceanA continent is one of the seven large landmasses on earth.
7 2. Continents and Oceans The seven continents are: Africa Australia AntarcticaAsiaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaEurope
8 3. Continents and OceansAn ocean is one of the five major bodies of water on earth.
9 4. Continents and Oceans The five oceans are: Atlantic Ocean Pacific OceanArctic OceanSouthern OceanIndian Ocean
11 Do NowWhat did you learn about the continent your group researched that you never knew before?
12 The Seven Continents; Africa Africa is the second largest continent. The continent is divided into 53 different countries.
13 Africa In Africa there are jungles and deserts! In Africa, there are many different groups of people who speak many different languages. Some people live in cities while others live in villages and keep old traditions.In Africa there are jungles and deserts!The Sahara Desert is its largest desert.There are also many different types of animals in Africa.
14 The Seven Continents: Antarctica Antarctica is located at the South Pole. It is the fifth largest continent. There are no countries on this continent.
15 AntarcticaIf you like snow and ice, youwill love it here….Despite the frigid cold, some animals survive here. Here are some animals that love this land.People do not live on this continent. Only groups of scientists will come for periods of time to study this frigid land.
16 The Seven Continents; Asia Asia is the world’s largest continent Asia makes up nearly 1/3 of the Earth's land mass. Asia is made up of 48 countries. These countries are very different and their cultures have little in common.
17 AsiaSome parts of Asia, like Russia, are very cold. There are other parts of Asia near the Indian Ocean that are warm and tropical.Asia has more people than any other continent. In fact, 2 out of every 3 people on Earth live in Asia.All the main religions of the world began in Asia. Among the most famous is Buddhism.
18 DO Now Which continent is the statement describing? This is the largest continent in the world.________________There are no countries on this continent.________________The Sahara Desert is located here.______________________This is a country and a continent._______________________
19 The Seven Continents; Australia Australia is the smallest Continent. Because Australia is in the southern hemisphere, it is often called "The Land Down Under." Australia is the only continent that is its own country.
20 AustraliaIn fact, the most famous part of Australia is in the ocean. The GREAT BARRIER REEF is the largest coral reef in the world. Another famous part of Australia is called the OUTBACK.There are some very interesting animals that live only in Australia. The native people of Australia arecalled ABORIGINES
21 The Seven Continents; Europe Europe is the sixth largest continent. This continent is made up of 46 countries.
22 EuropeIn Europe you can see Big Ben, The Eiffel Tower, and the ruins in Italy. In Europe, the people of each country have their own language, customs and culture. You can travel from one country to another by train and hear languages like Spanish, Greek, French, German, and Italian to name only a few.
23 The Seven Continents; North America North America is the third largest continent.North America is made up of three large countries; Canada, Mexico and the United States and the countries of Central America and the Caribbean Islands.
24 North America The land of North America goes from the frigid area of the Arctic Circle to the Tropical rain forest of Central America. In between there are beautiful mountain ranges, deserts, plains and magnificent cities.The people are very diverse. Most of the people in Canada and the United States are immigrants.There are many different animals found throughout this continent.
25 The Seven Continents; South America South America is the fourth largest continent. There are 13 countries that make up this continent.
26 South America South America has rainforests, deserts, and mountains. The rainforest is home to very many different animals!South America has rainforests, deserts, and mountains.Some people live in big cities while others live in poor farm areas.
27 There are five oceans. The oceans cover two thirds of our Earth and hold all but 3% of the Earth`s water.
28 The Five Oceans; The Atlantic Ocean The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest ocean in the world.It borders North America and South America to the east and Africa and Europe to the west.
29 The Five Oceans; The Arctic Ocean The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the five oceans.It borders North America, Europe and Asia. Part of the year it is covered by sea ice.
30 The Five Oceans; The Indian Ocean The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world’s oceans.It borders Africa, Asia, and Australia. It covers about 20% of water on the Earth’s surface.
31 The Five Oceans; The Pacific Ocean The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean.It extends from the Arctic the north to the Southern Ocean in the south. It also borders Asia and Australia in the west, and North and South America in the east.
32 The Five Oceans; The Southern Ocean The Southern Ocean was named in It is the fourth largest ocean and it encircles Antarctica.
33 Do NowWhich continent would you most like to visit? Explain one reason why.
34 Do NowPlaces around the world are all unique and different. How does our study of the seven continents support this fact?
35 Do Now North America chapters 5,6,7, 8. Pg. 112.Atlas pages 26-31 Asia Chapters 17,18,19, 25,26,27,28. Pg. 408, 610. Atlas pages 84-91Africa Chapters 20,21,22,23,24. Pg Atlas pagesAntarctica Chapter 29 Section 3. Atlas pagesSouth America Chapters 9,10,11. Pg Atlas pages 56-61Europe Chapters 12,13,14,15,16. Pg Atlas pages 68-75Australia Chapter 29 Section 1. Pg Atlas pages
36 Writing AssignmentParagraph 1: The continent I would like to visit is ____________. In this paragraph describe the continent. For example, it is the second largest continent, the climate is warm, and there are many mountains, rivers, and lakes.Paragraph 2: The reason I want to visit ____________ is because.
37 Wrap Up Visiting an Interesting Place There are many interesting places in the world. Different regions of the world have different cultures, geographies, climates, sights, and activities. If you could choose to visit one continent in the world that you have never been before, where would it be? Why?As you write, remember your essay will be scored based on how well you:· develop a multi-paragraph response to the assigned topic that clearly communicates your controlling idea to the audience.· support your controlling idea with meaningful examples, reasons, and information based upon your research and readings.· organize your essay in a clear and logical manner, including an introduction, body, and conclusion.· use well-structured sentences and language that are appropriate for your audience.· edit your work to conform to the conventions of standard American English.Use sensory words.