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 23 Views 112 Downloads
Regions of the United States: A Geographic Perspective
Students 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 33 Views 133 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 25 Views 91 Downloads
Regions of the United States
Learners explore the geographic regions of the United States. In this geography skills instructional activity, students examine the latitude and longitude, landforms, physical regions, natural resources, and climate of the United States. Learners create a model landform and also respond to essential questions throughout the instructional activity that are compiled in a portfolio.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 20 Views 81 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 4 Views 104 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 7 Views 48 Downloads
Geography of the Midwest
In this social studies worksheet, learners begin to organize information about the Midwest Region of the United States. Students fill out a KWL chart about what they already know, want to know and have learned. There is also a blank Venn diagram to compare and contrast the Midwest with other regions.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 14 Views 92 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 18 Views 81 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 and Habitats
Fourth graders identify the different habitats found in the seven regions of the United States. In this ecology activity, 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 5 Views 86 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 7 Views 47 Downloads
Reasons For Regions
Students study the geographical regions of the United States of America and the reasons behind using regions in Geography. This technology-based Geography lesson includes a written assignment and possible cross-curricular lesson extensions.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 69 Downloads
Farming Regions and Product Specialization
Fifth graders are actively involved in thinking about the major farming regions in the United States and the goods produced in each region. Students comprehend how trading among regions increases the amount and variety of goods available.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Native American Unit
Third graders explore America's history prior to 1492. This unit of six lessons identifies five regions of the United States and assists students in the development of an understanding of the Native Americans who lived in the regions.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 62 Downloads
Human Migration in the United States
Students investigate the factors involved in human migration in the United States. Students analyze maps of different regions in the United States to determine how a variety of factors influence human settlement and development.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 38 Downloads
Learners engage in a lesson plan that is interested in the foods related to the season of Spring. They conduct research using a variety of resources while creating menus to match the regions of The United States. Students create food items taken from the menus.
6th - 12th Health 3 Views 4 Downloads