History and Geography 400

History and Geography 400 focuses on World Geography, describing the surface of the earth and its natural features (biomes). It also teaches about cultural distinctions, placing special emphasis on North American geography and culture. Then, expanding on instruction, it presents a survey of earth and space explorations. These areas of focus target three major content strands: Geography, History, and Social Studies Skills. 

  • Unit 1: Identify features of the earth and advancements in exploration
  • Unit 2: Describe the culture, history, and geography of important seaport cities
  • Unit 3: Describe the climate, history, and geography of deserts
  • Unit 4:Describe the climate, history, and geography of the grasslands countries of Ukraine, Kenya, and Argentina
  • Unit 5: Describe the climate, history, and geography of tropical rainforests found in the Amazon and the Congo River Basin
  • Unit 6: Describe the climate, history, and geography of the Arctic and Antarctic
  • Unit 7: Describe the climate, history, and geography of the mountain countries of Nepal and Peru
  • Unit 8: Describe the environment, history, and culture of the island countries of Cuba, Iceland, and Japan
  • Unit 9: Describe the environment, history, and culture of North American countries
  • Unit 10: Review the environment, history, and culture of regions throughout the world

State: National
Grade Level: 4
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year