Looking for a project for students to demonstrate their knowledge of and ability to synthesize information surrounding the 5 themes of Geography? Here it is!
This is a project-based country study on the South American country of Paraguay focusing on the 5 Themes of Geography: location, place, regions, movement and human/environment integration! There are a lot of country studies but .
This study will ask students to ‘think like a geographer‘ in their research and recording. Using this resource, students will…
- – Learn about the country of Paraguay
- – Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to synthesize information and write about Paraguay through a 5 themes of geography lens.
- – Create a wonderful project displaying their learning.
This resource 18 page resource is perfect for any geography classroom and can be used for 5th – 12th grades!
Sample questions include:
- – (Location) Describe the relative location of the country.
- – (Location) What is the latitude and longitude of the capital city?
- – (Place) What major landforms are found in the country?
- – (Place) What is/are the climate type(s) of the country?
- – (Regions) When considering this country, describe and give examples of at least one type of functional region within it.
- – (Movement) Describe any historically important migration patterns of information you have found about past or current migration for this country. You may include internal, external migration, emigration, immigration, return and/or seasonal migration.
- – (Human/Environmental Integration) Give examples of how people who have lived in this country changed or modified the environment.
Please note: Students will need to understand the 5 Themes of Geography to complete this project.
My Teaching Library has many additional country studies just like this one!! Here are just a few:
- Switzerland Country Study | Notebooking Unit
- Austria Country Study | Notebooking Unit
- Colombia Country Study | Notebooking Unit
See all available country studies with this same format here!
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