Lesson Plan

The Language of Landforms

Kinesthetic and visual learners will greatly enjoy this playful lesson. Using symbols and gestures, students explore the characteristics of various United States landforms.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify and describe various landforms.


(5 minutes)
Types of LandformsLandform StoryDifferent Landforms
  • Inform your students of the day's main lesson content: different landforms, or natural features of the Earth, such as mountains and lakes.
  • Have students partner up and list as many landforms as they can. As they discuss, record the names of any landforms you hear on the board.