GEOGRAPHY GRADE 8

In Grade 8 geography, students will build on what they have learned in earlier grades about Earth’s physical features and processes in order to explore the relationship between these features/processes and human settlement patterns around the world. They will focus on where people live and why they live there, and on the impact of human settlement and land use on the environment.

SAMPLE TOPICS

Identify the Thirteen Colonies Identify and select countries of Africa: region 3
Select the Thirteen Colonies Name countries of Africa: region 3
Name the Thirteen Colonies Identify and select countries of Africa: region 4
Oceans and continents Name countries of Africa: region 4
Region profile: South America Identify and select countries of Africa: region 5
Identify and select countries of Northern and Central America Name countries of Africa: region 5
Name countries of Northern and Central America Identify countries of Africa: review
Identify and select countries of the Caribbean Select countries of Africa: review
Name countries of the Caribbean Name countries of Africa: review
Identify and select countries of South America Region profile: the Middle East
Name countries of South America Region profile: East Asia
Region profile: Europe Country profile: China
Identify and select countries of Europe: region 1 Identify and select countries of Asia: region 1
Name countries of Europe: region 1 Name countries of Asia: region 1
Identify and select countries of Europe: region 2 Identify and select countries of Asia: region 2
Name countries of Europe: region 2 Name countries of Asia: region 2
Identify and select countries of Europe: region 3 Identify and select countries of Asia: region 3
Name countries of Europe: region 3 Name countries of Asia: region 3
Identify and select countries of Europe: region 4 Identify and select countries of Asia: region 4
Name countries of Europe: region 4 Name countries of Asia: region 4
Identify and select countries of Europe: region 5 Identify and select countries of Asia: region 5
Name countries of Europe: region 5 Name countries of Asia: region 5
Identify countries of Europe: review Identify and select countries of Asia: region 6
Select countries of Europe: review Name countries of Asia: region 6
Name countries of Europe: review Identify countries of Asia: review
Region profile: West and Central Africa Select countries of Asia: review
Identify and select countries of Africa: region 1 Name countries of Asia: review
Name countries of Africa: region 1 Identify and select countries of Oceania
Identify and select countries of Africa: region 2 Name countries of Oceania
Name countries of Africa: region 2