This two-part PowerPoint is a great way to introduce your students to the regions of the US. It starts with the definition of a region and a matching game of important vocabulary words to learn when studying regions, such as climate, resources, culture, and landforms. The second part expands the concept of regions and has students discover the regions of their home state. Students use the same vocabulary they learned in part one to decribe regions within their own state. The PowerPoint also includes essential questions that are useful in teching using a UbD format.