Continents: Understanding the World

Lesson 15


Describe two to three things a person visiting Europe may see.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Explore Europe by Bobbie Kalman  pp. 22 – 31

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Target Task


Discussion & Writing Prompt

Describe two to three things a person visiting Europe may see.

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Key Questions


  • How is life in urban areas in Europe different from life in rural areas?

  • What resources, activities, and places are important in Europe?



architecture     (n.)

the art of designing and making buildings

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.1.1 — Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • RI.1.5 — Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

  • RI.1.7 — Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.