In this chapter, students explore how location influences life in the varied regions of Canada. Students learn about various aspects of life—population, climate, language, buildings, or economic activity—in each of the five regions of Canada. Finally, they create an annotated map of their own community showing how where they live influences how they live.
• analyze the characteristics of each of the five regions of Canada.
• explain how location affects ways of life in those five regions.
• evaluate the importance of location on ways of life around the world.
Students will define and explain the importance of these key geographic terms:
ecumene, plural society, rural, urban.
This lesson will take approximately 1 week. Assessments will include one quiz and one chapter test - both open notes.