Grade 7 Geography Modified Bundle

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Total Pages: 227 pages
Answer Key: Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration: 1 Year
File Type: Zip

Grade 7 Geography Modified Bundle | PDF & Digital: This modified geography bundle is for classroom teachers who are required to teach the Grade 7 Geography Ontario Curriculum, but have students working significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. Each of the 27 lessons aligns with a key concept in the Ontario Grade 7 Geography Curriculum but has significantly reduced reading and writing expectations within the lesson. An MP3 audio file of each student reading has been provided. This resource was designed to meet the needs of ELL students and/or students on a modified IEP. Please review the provided sample lesson in the preview PDF.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™.
  • The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.
  • Aligned with the Grade 7 Geography Ontario Curriculum

Strand A Lesson Overview & Modifications

  1. Mapping Skills Review & Map of Canada (Cut & Match, Numbered Map)
  2. What is Geography (Reading, Cut & Match)
  3. Physical Characteristics of Landforms (Reading, Cut & Match)
  4. Changes to Landforms (Reading, Sequencing)
  5. Quiz (Matching, Fill in the Blanks) 
  6. Physical Characteristics of Water Systems (Label a Diagram, Create an Image)
  7. Changes to Water Systems Inquiry (True or False)
  8. Characteristics of Climate Regions  (Photo Inquiry, Cut and Match)
  9. Climate Change Factors (Reading, Cut and Match)
  10. Natural Vegetations Regions (Fill in the Blanks)
  11. Changes to Natural Vegetation Regions (Reading, Cut and Match)
  12. Invasive Species Assignment (Poster or Slideshow Creation)
  13. Challenges and Opportunities Presented by Physical Environments (Reading, Graphic Organizer)

Strand B Lesson Overview & Modifications

  1. Introduction: Canada: A Land of Natural Resources (Cut and Match & Journal Entry)
  2. Natural Resources and Manufactured Goods (Reading & Cut and Match)
  3. Natural Resources in Canada (Reading & Cut and Match)
  4. Natural Resources in the World (Reading & Sorting)
  5. Needs vs. Wants (Reading & Sorting)
  6. Natural Resource Types (Reading, Writing, Sort & Match)
  7. Natural Resources Quiz
  8. Natural Resource Perspectives (Modified Inquiry)
  9. Current Events (Summarizing Skills)
  10. Mining Techniques (Reading & Fill in the Blanks)
  11. Forestry Techniques (Pictorial Sequencing Assignment)
  12. Natural Resource Extraction (Modified Inquiry)
  13. Eco-Friendly Energy (Reading & True or False)
  14. Personal Plan of Action (Personal Monitoring Project)

Resource Includes:

  • 27 Modified Grade 7 Geography Lessons
  • MP3 Audio Files of Student Readings
  • Detailed Teacher Instructions
  • Google Slides version
  • Individual PDFs

Teacher Feedback

  1. "I'm only in the middle of the unit, but it has been perfect for my 7/8 Special Education class! It is impossible to find achievable resources for my students that meet curriculum expectations."
  2. "I found this resource very helpful for my ELLs. I love how this resource is still age-appropriate but the activities use simpler language. It was perfect for my English Language Learners!"
  3. “Excellent modified unit!  Thanks so much!”

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