Course Description

Students will come to understand that geography reveals “God’s handwriting on the earth.” Geography curriculum will cover the areas of mathematical, physical, and political geography.

Course Details

Third Grade Geography


  1. Define Geography
    2. Man’s Dominion, Purpose of the Earth
    3. Cartography, Globes, and Maps
    4. Purposes of Directions, Compass, Application of Directions
    5. Three Divisions: Landforms and Arrangement of Continents
    6. Islands, Peninsulas, and Capes
    7. Three Divisions: Water, Oceans, and Seas
    8. Seas, Lakes, and Rivers
    9. Three Divisions: Atmosphere and Weather
    10. Climate
    11. Atlas, Map Standard, Physical World Map
    12. Geographic Circles, Latitude, and Longitude
    13. North and South Poles
    14. Continents of Nature
    15. Individuality of Africa, Physical Map of Africa
    16. Individuality of South America, Physical Map of South America
    17. Individuality of Australia, Physical Map of Australia
    18. Continents of History, Asia
    19. China
    20. India
    21. Japan
    22. Continent of Development, Europe

Coming soon.

None required.

Mrs. Lakyn Lee

Lakyn Lee was born in Durban, South Africa. She immigrated with her family to the United States as a young girl. She graduated from American Heritage School (American Fork Campus) and served her mission in the Cusco, Peru Mission. She has a love for the Spanish language and the people of Peru. After her mission she once again, through ‘divine signatures’, connected with her American Heritage high school Physics partner, Cameron Lee. They married in the Payson, Utah Temple and have two beautiful happy sons. Lakyn is trained in many areas, including elementary teaching, ASL, special needs, Spanish, and Spalding. She taught Spanish at American Heritage School (American Fork Campus), and third grade in a public charter school. She has an innate love for children and delights in seeing them succeed in all aspects of their lives. She has a natural gift for teaching with a deep love for our Savior, Jesus Christ. She is excited to once again return to American Heritage to share her love of learning with her students. She is honored to be a part of the American Heritage School Salt Lake Campus.