ERIC Number: EJ530096
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Developing a Sense of Place.
Smith, Richard V.; Brown, Ann E.
Journal of Geography, v95 n2 p86-89 Mar-Apr 1996
Utilizes students' immediate surroundings (neighborhoods, homes, communities) to illustrate the five basic themes of geography. A list of 35 questions requires students to conduct their own research and relates to basic themes such as location, movement, and regions. Includes suggestions for extending the lesson. (MJP)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Community Characteristics, Cultural Traits, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geographic Location, Geography, Geography Instruction, Learning Activities, Neighborhoods, Place of Residence, Regional Characteristics, Site Analysis, Social Characteristics, Social Studies, Student Research
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A