Regions of the United States Teacher Resources
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Defining Regions of the United States: Geography, Social Studies, Stereotypes
Students think about how the regions of the United States are defined and characterized. They map the regions from memory and compare maps to see that regions are human constructions that do not generally have clearly-defined boundaries.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Regions of the United States: A Geographic Perspective
Middle schoolers use a geographic perspective to investigate different regions of the United States. After a classroom discussion, students draw a map of the regions and describet he climate, natural resources, business and industry,...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Touring the Regions of the United States
Fifth graders explore the regions of the United States. In this geography skills lesson, 5th graders examine the landforms, climates, and economies of the regions of the United States. Students conduct Internet research in order to...
5th Social Studies & History
How Much is There to Eat? A Comparison Between India and the Southern United States
Students compare American South with India in terms of population density and food production. They practice math skills of estimation and calculation, visualize relative sizes of areas and populations, explore relationship between...
K - 12th Math
This Land is Your Land - Travel Posters
Eleventh graders compile a list of places in the United States where they have either traveled or where their relatives or friends live. They collect travel posters, brochures, postcards, and maps from their region of the United States.
11th Social Studies & History
The Four Corners Region of the United States Cultures, Ruins and Landmarks
Students who live in the inner city are introduced to the four corners region of the United States. In groups, they examine how the region differs compared to where they live and their culture. They develop maps of the area and locate...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Facts, Fictions and Perceptions of Regions
Students examine the different characteristics of the regions of the United States. They discuss places they have visited in the U.S., and in small groups conduct research on a selected region of the U.S. Each group labels a map of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Where in the Latitude Are You? A Longitude Here.
Students distinguish between latitude and longitude on the map. In this mapping lesson, students participate in mapping skills to recognize spatial relationships, and where to find natural resources on the map. Students create their own...