Students will engage in a virtual scavenger hunt to explore the 5 themes of geography. Students will then work with peers to create a visual product that reflects the information they gathered on their virtual scavenger hunt. Once the visual product is complete, students will share them with the class.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • (ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.4) Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
  • (ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.5) Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
  • (ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.7) Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.


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