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1 A Tour of the Regions Jessica Lambert Devall Middle 4 th Grade GLE:

2 Your class has won an opportunity to create a tour guide book of the United States Regions for the President. He will give these books to all foreign leaders when they visit the White House. There are clues on the following pages that will help you to create your tour guide. Remember the President is counting on you!

3 West Midwest Northeast Southeast Southwest

4 Northeast States in the Northeast include: Maine New York New Hampshire Pennsylvania Vermont New Jersey Massachusetts Delaware Rhode Island Maryland Connecticut Click on the compass to learn where these states are located.

5 Identify the states correctly

6 Geography

7 Show me what you know Write three facts about the Hudson River, Niagara Falls, and the Appalachian Mountains.

8 Majority of the immigrants that came to the Northeast Region came looking for a job. There were also others looking for the opportunity to practice their own religion freely. William Penn was granted a charter from the King to set up Pennsylvania. Here anyone could practice their own religion freely. We still religious tolerance today in Pennsylvania through the Amish People. Most of the immigrants that came into the Northeast Region had to enter first through Ellis Island. Click on the picture to learn more about this Island.

9 The Southeast These are the States that make up the Southeast Region. West Virginia Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Florida Georgia Alabama Mississippi Louisiana Arkansas Tennessee Kentucky Click on the compass to learn how to identify the states in the Southeast Region!

10 Label the Southeast States

11 Geography Two major geographical features of the Southeast Region is the Mississippi River and the Coastal Plain. The Mississippi River is a major source of transportation for exporting and importing goods into the United States. The Coastal Plain provides rich fertile soil for growing crops and raising livestock. Click the picture to learn about the Mississippi River and the Coastal Plain in Virginia.

12 How is the Coastal Plains different from the Northeast Region’s Appalachian Mountains ? How is the Mississippi River is useful for you?

13 Agriculture is a major part of how the people in the South make money. Discover below how sugarcane is processed into sugar. Also, learn about textiles and how cotton and other resources are used to make them. Economy of the South

14 Explain the process of how sugar is made. What is a textile? Why is it important to us ?

15 Important events in American History took place in the South. Many of the Civil War battles occurred in the Southeast. Dr. Martin Luther King helped America to understand how African Americans were being treated unfairly during the Civil Rights movement. Click on the pictures for more information. People of the South

16 These are the states in the Midwest Region: North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Missouri Wisconsin Iowa Minnesota Illinois Indiana Ohio Michigan Midwest Click on the compass to learn the location of the States.

17 Identify the states.

18 Geography The prairie of the Mid-west was important to the development of the United States. The flat land allows for some of our favorite foods to be grown there. The Great Lakes are unique. Check out the sites for more incredible information.

19 List the five Great Lakes. What kinds of crops are grown on the prairie.

20 Thanks to the farmers in the Midwest, we are able to eat BREAD! Click on the wheat plants to learn how wheat is grown and processed. Due to the large amounts of snow found in the some of the states in the Midwest region, hockey is a sport loved by money. Click on the picture to learn more about how to play hockey.

21 Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota. It was created to memorialize four of the greatest presidents. Click the picture to read a girl’s trip to Mt. Rushmore. How was life on the prairie long ago? Click on the picture to watch video, read information, and hear words from the people that lived on the prairie.

22 Who are the people carved into the Mountain? How was life on the prairie different from your life?

23 The Southwest The states located in the Southwest region: Arizona New Mexico Oklahoma Texas Click on the compass to learn where these states are located.

24 Identify the following states.

25 Learn about the deserts of the Southwest Region!

26 Play a game to see how much you know about the Grand Canyon!

27 Learn about the Battle of Alamo that took place in San Antonio, Texas !

28 How is the Southwest Region different from the region you live in ?

29 The West States located in the West: Hawaii Alaska Washington Oregon California Nevada Wyoming Idaho Montana Colorado Utah Click on the compass to learn where these states are located.

30 The West Identify the States.

31 Learn about the Rocky Mountains and the Natural Disasters that occur in Hawaii!

32 One of the biggest phenomena on TV is reality TV. On the Discovery channel, the Deadliest Catch is a program that follows Alaskan men that catch crab for a living. Click on the picture for a look into their dangerous world. Click on the picture to learn about the famous Idaho potatoes!

33 Would you want to spend four months on a boat being a crab fisherman? Why or Why not?

34 Visit this incredible website to step back in time and learn about the Gold Rush!

35 Congratulations!! You did it. The President is so proud of you!


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