US Geography – Great Lakes Region Grades 2-3 is a supplement to primary USA geography lessons, units and social studies program. This workbook is designed to be an interactive travel guide. The study of geography helps us identify geographical features which connect man to his environment. Find locations in cities which have an important effect on the Great Lakes Region. The student gains practical experience using maps and graphs of the region. Study historical events to connect the past to the present. With this book the student also learns to understand that the economy of a region affects the jobs, businesses and the lives of a community. This book also includes activities that promote critical thinking and provides enrichment hands-on activities that help the student make connections to a region.
The content of this 64-page workbook includes: Teacher Instructions, Travel Guide Purpose, Travel Planning Information, Dairy Farm Tour, Cranberry Farm Tour, Frank Lloyd Wright – Historical Attraction, Soybeans – Economic Highlights, Jean Baptiste du Sable – Historical & Economic Attraction, Chicago – City Highlights, Henry Ford and Detroit Attraction, Transportation/Natural Resources Attraction, Indianapolis – City Highlights, Amish Historical Attraction, Ohio Famous People Bus Tour, Tour Connections – Culminating Activities and Information Booth.