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How People Use Places - Geography Word Wall Vocabulary

PDF | 16 pages|Grades: 1 - 2

40 places and their uses vocabulary word wall cards.

Display and use these How People Use Places Word Wall Vocabulary cards in the classroom to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary.

There is a blank sheet provided at the end for any extra words that your students may want to add.

Words include:

activity, arrange, arranged, boundary, boundaries, city, constructed, constructed features, direction, east, familiar, farming, features, field sketch, geography, local, location, managed, managed features, map symbols, natural features, north, observe, opposite, personal, photo sketch, pictorial map, place, purpose, rearrange, rearranged, satellite image, south, space, suburb, structured, travel, variety, various, west.

How People Use Places - Geography Vocabulary

activity arrange arranged
boundary boundaries city
constructed constructed features direction
east familiar farming
features field sketch geography
local location managed
managed features map symbols natural features
north observe opposite
personal photo sketch pictorial map
place purpose rearrange
rearranged satellite image south
space suburb structured
travel variety various
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Samantha Dow

Words were great, but wanted to try to add words particular to my class. Found the whole process difficult and time consuming. Couldn’t easily alter font size, text box wouldn’t always drag over, and the font selection would seem to get stuck. Something to play with when you have lots more time!

Samantha Dow · Jul 31st, 2018

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