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The Five regions of the USA. Naming the states and capitals by region By Mrs. McKee Rocklin Unified School District Rocklin, CA.

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1 The Five regions of the USA. Naming the states and capitals by region By Mrs. McKee Rocklin Unified School District Rocklin, CA

2 The United States of America

3 The United States is a system that can be broken into 5 major parts or regions.

4 What is a Region? Regions are places that have similar characteristics that make them different from surrounding areas

5 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.

6 What are the 5 Regions? The United States is divided into five regions. These regions are the: Northeast Southeast Midwest Southwest West

7 Compass Rose A compass rose helps us give a name to the regions

8 Let’s start with a map of the entire U.S.A.

9 United States Regions

10 Northeast Region

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12 Northeastern States Connecticut Delaware Maine Maryland Massachusetts New Hampshire New Jersey New York Pennsylvania Rhode Island Vermont

13 Midwest Region

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15 Midwestern Region States Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Nebraska North Dakota Ohio South Dakota Wisconsin

16 Southeast Region

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18 Southeast Region States Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee Virginia West Virginia

19 Southwest Region

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21 Southwest Region States New Mexico Arizona Texas Oklahoma

22 West Region

23 Western Region States Alaska California Colorado Hawaii Idaho Montana Nevada Utah Washington Wyoming

24 The 5 Regions Divided Further

25 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

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27 Quiz Time! Blank US map to fill in with states and capitals

28 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


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