Lesson Overview

 240 Minutes

 1, 4, 5, 9

 5th - 10th Grade

 State Standards:
State Standards: Social Sciences: Historical Thinking: 5.5-10.5 Geography: 5.7-5.11 - 10.7-10.11

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Materials List

  • Printed map of 36 Oregon county map outlines (one map for each student)
  • Students may need to visit the library or computer labs
  • Atlases
  • Oregon reference materials

Mapping the Physical & Social Features of Oregon’s Counties

Categories: Agriculture , Geography

Students are provided with an unlabeled image of an Oregon county map. County outlines for all of Oregon’s 36 counties and a map of Oregon with all of the counties outline can be found by clicking on the blue links below. Each county map dimensions are 8.5" x 11".

INSTRUCTIONS

  • They then create individual county maps that tell about what they have learned.
  • Then, students work cooperatively to create the questions and provide the answers for an Oregon trivia game.
  • County outlines for all of Oregon’s 36 counties and resource maps of the state are available below:

Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, DouglasGilliam, GrantHarney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, Yamhill, All Oregon Counties

For full instructions, please download our PDF

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