• geowords  
    Essential Questions:
    1) How does the study of geography help us to understand the
       world around us?
    2) How does where we live determine how we live?
    3) How does a community's traditions and symbols make it unique? 
    Students will understand that...
    • geography is the study of the relationship of Earth's land, water, and people
    • geography helps shape a community, it determines how people live, work, and play
    • various maps show that a place looks like from different perspectives
    • maps are essential tools that people use to find locations of places, physical features, and relationships between places