Presentation on theme: "California, California, What do you see? I live in California!"— Presentation transcript:
California, California, What do you see? I live in California!
Essential Question and Unit question Where do we live and play in California? What interesting places are there to visit in California? Where is my classroom, home, city, county, state? Where is it located (longitude/latitude)? We are located in what hemisphere? Where are we in relation to the equator?
State Frameworks/Standards Social Studies 4.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human geographic features that define places and regions in California English/Language Arts 1.2 Create multiple-paragraph compositions Research and Technology 1.5
Procedures Choose interesting site in California to visit Teach vocabulary- latitude/longitude, equator, prime meridian, hemisphere, tropics Research chosen site Plot on map of California Power Point Presentation
Where is The Golden Gate Bridge? Located in San Francisco, California The longest suspension bridge in the world