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This resource is a must-have for any teacher going over the geography of South America with students. Guide them step-by-step to turn a blank map into an information-packed resource!


This download includes both the 22-slide PowerPoint AND the blank South America map in both PDF and MS WORD format.


***Now also includes a separate "SWAT-the-map" slideshow activity to use as a pre-assessment activity or to use after creating the maps


This series of PowerPoint slides guides students in putting geographic features on and around the South American continent. Links to amazing BBC and National Geographic clips on YouTube are also provided along the way. By the end, students will have a map with South American rainforests, rivers, mountain ranges, deserts, lakes, islands, waterfalls, and more.

South America Map Activity - engaging, follow-along 22-slide PPT (w video links)

  • Grade Level:


  • Pages:

    22 slides and a printable follow-along map
  • Subject(s):

    Geography, World History, South America

  • Format(s):

    Zip with PowerPoint, Word, PDF

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