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During first grade, students must learn about the continents, major oceans, and landforms (Georgia Performance Standard SS1G3 a, b, and c).
I have included a list of some resources that you may find helpful when teaching this standard.
Books to Support the Standard
Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney
Looking at Maps and Globes by Carmen Bredeson
The Seven Continents by Wil Mara
Coasts by Sheila Anderson
Mountains by Sheila Anderson
Plains by Sheila Anderson
Plateaus by Sheila Anderson
Valleys by Sheila Anderson
The Four Oceans by Wil Mara
Oceans and Seas by Cassie Mayer
All of these can be found at http://www.prometheanplanet.com
Our Great Big Beautiful Planet by Rebecca Connolly
Continents of the World by Karen Adams
Landforms Are Beautiful by Kristi Dawdy
Maps and Globes by Kristi Dawdy
Landforms- Continents and Oceans
United Streaming Video
Landforms #1—Provides a good introduction to continents, oceans, and all landforms listed in the Georgia Performance Standards. There is also a quiz for review as part of this video.
Map of the Continents
Map of Continents (not labeled) http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/world_cont.pdf