Fourth Grade State Regions Lapbook with depth and complexity GATE icons.
This is a great project to do as your students learn about the regions of their states. Student will focus on one region to learn about. Has step by step instructions and includes: Comprehension, art, poetry, vocabulary and more. Easy to make a group or individual project. Grading Rubric included. Makes a great bulletin board and students enjoy the variety of foldables included.
Big ideas covered:
Students will analyze how a regions physical characteristics interact with the culture and economics of the area.
Students will show how different resources were used by different people in the past and the present.
Students will explain how the people and the environment interact.
Why and how people settled in your region?
What are the major natural features and landforms in your region?
What is the difference between major landforms?
What is the interaction between human activity and these features?
What ecosystems might you find in your region?
What is your region's climate?
Gifted Learners Depth and Complexity Icons used in this project:
Patterns (What patterns make up the climate, which is weather over time?)
Language of the Disciplines (vocabulary)
Impact (cause/effect of the landforms on the region and how it affects people.)
Big Ideas (summary of reasons people live here.)
Across the Disciplines (art and poetry)
Unanswered Questions (What does the student want to know more about?)
Details (Interesting and important facts)