This activity reinforces the students knowledge of geography and its link to economics, while also giving a preview of sectionalism during the Early Republic Era. This will help students understand the concept later on when you teach the causes of the Civil War.
This activity breaks the country into three regions and asks the students to identify the climate, economy and goals of each region. There is an answer key included which I use for SPED and LEP students who's IEP's require a copy of teacher notes.
Full page and 2x2 is included for use in interactive notebooks!