In this activity, students write the correct name of the continent on each land mass. They locate Asia and outline the country of China and label it. Students lightly color in the continents.
classroom wall maps of the world
student worksheet to download, see below
light colored pencils, markers, crayons
Locate China on the classroom wall map. Point out the continent of Asia and all the other continents. Have the class form and chart a working definition of a continent. Discuss the differences between countries and continents. Download, reproduce and distribute the mapping activity.
Follow Up, Extensions and Modifications
On a piece of writing paper, write the names
of the continents in alphabetical order, learn to spell them.Write the
continents down by order of the size of their land mass from largest to
smallest.Write the name of a continent at the top of a piece of paper and
write down as many countries in that continent that you can think of. Check
your work on a map or globe.Recreate the continents on a piece of large
drawing paper.Look up the word pangaea. Research the idea of pangaea and
explain it to the class. Make drawings of the idea of pangaea.
Name ___________________ Date ___________________
Color in the continent of Asia blue.
Color in the continent of North America red.
Color in the continent of South America green.
Color in the continent of Africa yellow.
Color in the continent of Antarctica pink.
Color in the continent of Europe purple.
Color in the continent of Australia orange.
Note: printing page set up: landscape