Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of South America! The 7 Continents: South America helps students learn about South America through fun reading and writing activities. Five geography units cover the following standards-based topics: Section 1: South America in the WorldIntroduces students to the location of South America in the world. South America's Relative Location South America's Hemispheres South America's Absolute Location Using a Projection Map Section 2: Political Divisions of South AmericaIntroduces students to the three regions and 12 countries of South America. Population of South America Countries of South America Largest Countries by Area Largest Countries by Population Western South America Population of Western South America Northern South America Population of Northern South America Eastern South America Population of Eastern South America Capital Cities of South America Section 3: Physical Features of South AmericaStudents learn about the landforms and bodies of water of South America. South America's Diverse Landscape Andes Mountains Highlands of South America Plains of South America Amazon Rainforest Atacama Desert Tierra del Fuego Bodies of Water Lake Titicaca Amazon River Angel Falls Section 4: Valuable Resources of South AmericaStudents learn about the various natural resources of South America. Oil in Venezuela Itaipu Dam Mining Copper in Chile Agriculture Cattle Llamas and Alpacas Rainforest Resources Amazon Rainforest Wildlife Galapagos Islands Wildlife Section 5: South American CultureIntroduces students to the architecture, art, beliefs, and traditions of South American people. Tourist Attractions Arts and Entertainment Religions of South America Native Cultures South American Cuisine Celebrations This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.