|Review with the students that the globe is a model of the Earth.
Also review with the students the meaning of the world ocean. Locate
each ocean on the globe.
|Write the word continent on the board. Tell the students that the
largest land areas on the globe are called continents. There are seven
continents. Each continent has a name. Today the students will use the
globe to locate and identify the seven continents.
|Draw a circle around North America. Tell the students we live on the
continent of the North America. Underline the words North America and
emphasize the style of type and size of type used to identify
continents. This will help the students locate and identify the other
|Pass the globe among the students. Have a student identify each
continent. (Don't forget Antarctica.) Each time a continent is
identified write the word(s) on the board. Continue this process until
all continents have been identified.
|As a continent is identified, ask the students which oceans touch