Presentation on theme: "The Five regions of the USA. Naming the states and capitals by region By Mrs. McKee Rocklin Unified School District Rocklin, CA."— Presentation transcript:
The Five regions of the USA. Naming the states and capitals by region By Mrs. McKee Rocklin Unified School District Rocklin, CA
The United States of America
The United States is a system that can be broken into 5 major parts or regions.
What is a Region? Regions are places that have similar characteristics that make them different from surrounding areas
How are the Regions Grouped? The regions of the United States are grouped by history, traditions, economy, climate, and geography. Each region is different from one another. The states in the five regions are all in the same area of the United States.
What are the 5 Regions? The United States is divided into five regions. These regions are the: Northeast Southeast Midwest Southwest West
Compass Rose A compass rose helps us give a name to the regions
Let’s start with a map of the entire U.S.A.
United States Regions
Northeastern States Connecticut Delaware Maine Maryland Massachusetts New Hampshire New Jersey New York Pennsylvania Rhode Island Vermont
Midwestern Region States Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Nebraska North Dakota Ohio South Dakota Wisconsin
Southeast Region States Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee Virginia West Virginia
Southwest Region States New Mexico Arizona Texas Oklahoma
Western Region States Alaska California Colorado Hawaii Idaho Montana Nevada Utah Washington Wyoming
The 5 Regions Divided Further
Review: The United States is a SYSTEM that can be broken into 5 major parts or regions. Northeast Region Midwest Region Southeast Region Southwest Region West Region
Quiz Time! Blank US map to fill in with states and capitals
Additional resources REGIONS OF THE UNITED STATES BLANK OUTLINE MAPS OF THE 50 STATES STATES AND CAPTITALS FLASH CARDS GAMES TO LEARN THE STATES AND CAPITALS 50 STATE QUARTERS