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 44 Views 123 Downloads
Regions of the United States: A Geographic Perspective
Young scholars 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, and cultural characteristics.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 41 Views 141 Downloads
Regions of the United States
Your learners practice writing ideas on paper and logically presenting them in an organized manner. They brainstorm ways to write down ideas while creating a travelogue about a particular U.S. geographic region. When they present completed work to the rest of the class, help them compare and contrast spoken and written forms.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 167 Downloads
United States Identifier
Fifth graders examine and research a major region of the Unites States in groups of four. In addition, they locate the states, capitals, mammals and two bodies of water or mountain ranges found within their region. After the research, they create a short play or story acting and taking their mammals through a journey through their region.
5th Social Studies & History 21 Views 84 Downloads
Eye on the Storm
Students discover the way geologists collect information about past hurricanes to determine patterns that may help with storm prediction. They then research the history of natural disasters in different regions of the United States and develop regional insurance profiles based on their findings and related predictions.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 57 Downloads
Regions of the USA
Fourth graders research the physical characteristics of the four regions of the United States. In this geography lesson, 4th graders research the four regions and use a quilt square organizer to record notes. Students complete the quilt square and write about a region they would like to live in.
4th Social Studies & History 10 Views 107 Downloads
Regions and Habitats
Fourth graders identify the different habitats found in the seven regions of the United States. In this ecology lesson, 4th graders write an essay about how humans affect the ecosystem and vice versa. They discuss how changes on one ecosystem has domino effect on others.
4th Science 8 Views 88 Downloads
Fifth graders create a driving tour of one region in the United States and create a regional diary detailing the trip. Each student will "travel" through a region and describe landforms, climate, population, culture and economic characteristics found in the region.
5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 48 Downloads
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 virtually travel to the regions of the country within the established budget.
5th Social Studies & History 26 Views 93 Downloads
Regions of the United States
Pupils explore the geographic regions of the United States. In this geography skills lesson, students examine the latitude and longitude, landforms, physical regions, natural resources, and climate of the United States. Pupils create a model landform and also respond to essential questions throughout the lesson that are compiled in a portfolio.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 25 Views 86 Downloads
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 population and food supply, and use comparisons and analogies for clearer understanding of real world in which they live.
K - 12th Math 13 Views 18 Downloads
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 3 Views 6 Downloads
Electronic Survey Activity
Fifth graders conduct a class survey and share the results with a class in another state via an electronic bulletin board. This technology-rich lesson is an ideal way to have learners practice communicating with others through the use of electronic means.
5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 landmarks of the area.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 26 Views 115 Downloads
Regions of the United States
Fifth graders research the different regions of the United States focusing on the geography, natural resources, populations, and weather. They label region maps and develop a bar graph of comparing the average temperature in one city from each region on a given day.
5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 82 Downloads
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 their region with the physical features, towns, and states.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 54 Downloads
Mission Geography: USA
Students work together to research the culture and history of the United States. They develop a mock family plan and itinerary to highlight interesting sites in the different regions. They show their family plan to the class.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 66 Downloads