Discovering Morocco: Using the Five Fundamental Themes of Geography in Order to Discover Morocco
Author(s): Fitzhugh, William P.
This curriculum unit, intended to be used with elementary school students, provides information about a North African, Moslem, Arab, country: Morocco. The unit presents objectives, strategies, materials needed, background notes, evaluation methods, and assignments that fulfill National Social Studies Standards and National Geography standards. It describes how to use the five fundamental themes of geography to discover Morocco: Location, Place, Movement, Environmental Interaction, and Region. Each fundamental theme is outlined in the unit, and activities are suggested based upon the themes. Discussion questions are provided, using writing prompts, and appropriate literature connections are also featured. Other activities use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast, and involve comparative geography.