Texas Geography is a TEKS-aligned 4th Grade Texas Resource with EIGHT COMPLETE Content-Based lessons of Nonfiction Informational Text that take students on a journey through the five Regions of the United States before bringing them home to Texas Regions, Texas Water Resources, and Texas Points of Interest.
For less than $2.75 per lesson, we've packed Texas Geography with a balanced mix of engaging higher and lower level hands-on activities that 4th grade students need to learn about Texas Geography:
• Questions after each of the 8 Texas lessons to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• TEKS-aligned Language Skills after each of the 8 Texas lessons
• thought-provoking Discussion Questions to encourage Critical Thinking
• Reference Mapping Skills: Cardinal and Intermediate Directions
• Reference Mapping Skills: Latitude and Longitude
• Reference Mapping Skills: Number and Letter Coordinates
• Research Project to create a Texas Points of Interest Brochure-all materials included!
• Texas Geography Vocabulary Quizzes
Texas Geography places a heavy emphasis on Mapping Skills. Each of the 8 lessons requires students to create Reference and Thematic maps based on Cardinal and Intermediate Directions, Latitude and Longitude, Number and Letter Coordinates, and Grid Systems:
Lesson 1 –
The Northeast Region (Cardinal/Intermediate directions; Latitude/Longitude)
Lesson 2 –
The Middle West Region (Number/Letter Coordinates; Grid Systems)
Lesson 3 –
The Southeast Region (Cardinal/Intermediate Directions)
Lesson 4 –
The Southwest Region (Latitude/Longitude)
Lesson 5 –
The West Region (Cardinal/Intermediate Directions; Number Coordinates)
Lesson 6 –
Texas Regions (Thematic Map)
Lesson 7 –
Texas Water Resources (Thematic Map)
Lesson 8 –
Texas Points of Interest (Reference Maps)
We've included a context-appropriate Texas Geography Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the higher level activities.
Download the Texas Geography Preview to see the complete Table of Contents, Lesson Plans, TEKS Alignment, sample lessons, and activities.
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TEXAS ANIMALS BUNDLE OF NINE LESSONS
TEXAS HISTORY BUNDLE OF SEVEN LESSONS
TEXAS GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY BUNDLE OF TEN LESSONS
SOUTHWEST REGION INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE
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