Presentation on theme: "Tennessee A study of our geography, history, culture and economy Mrs. Stacy’s 4 th grade."— Presentation transcript:
Tennessee A study of our geography, history, culture and economy Mrs. Stacy’s 4 th grade
Geography: study of the earth How many states border Tennessee? __________ What state is closest to Medina? _____________ Look at the map on page 7. List the states that border Tennessee __ ________________________________________________________________
Three Grand Divisions The three stars on the Tennessee state flag represent our 3 divisions: West, Middle and East Tennessee Which division do we live in? Nashville Medina
Where are we? Where is Medina Middle School?
More about the 3 grand divisions West, Middle or East Tennessee? Pop quiz: Can you name which division?
Landforms in Tennessee Landforms are shapes that make up the surface of the earth. Major landforms of Tennessee: Mississippi River, Plains, Smokey Mountains, Nashville Basin, Cumberland Plateau, and the Tennessee River Look at the physical map (map that shows natural features) on page 14. Answer questions 1-3 Assign worksheet pages 6 and 7 for homework.
A trip across Tennessee Tennessee History for Kids- Trek across Tennessee with History Bill Tennessee History for Kids- Trek across Tennessee with History Bill
Tennessee’s Resources Things in the environment that people can use are called natural resources. Some of these resources are renewable, or replaceable. Examples: trees, crops, animals, water Some are nonrenewable. They can not be replaced. Examples: fuel or minerals Look at the resource map on page 19. Answer questions 1-3. Assign workbook page 2 and resources sharing sheet.