Continents: Understanding the World

Lesson 20

Objective

Explain if Antarctica is just like North America.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Explore North America by Bobbie Kalman 

  • Book: Explore Antartica by Bobbie Kalman 

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

Your friend tells you that Antarctica and North America are very similar. Do you agree or disagree? Support your answer with two to three specific details.

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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.

  • RI.1.9 — Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).