US Geography – Gulf States Region Grades 4-6 is a supplement for United States Regions social studies programs. The material will provide practical experiences using maps, graphs and diagrams. These skills are integrated throughout the book. Historical events are presented which should help the student to connect the past to the present. The critical thinking activities will reinforce this concept. Several different resources, industries and businesses are represented in this book. There are a variety of projects designed to promote understanding of the social studies concepts. The study of geography helps us connect to our environment and provides a sense of where we are. The five themes of geography: location, place, movement, regions and interaction are included throughout the book.
The content of this 64-page workbook includes: Teacher Instructions and Answer Key, Fun Facts about the Gulf Coast States, Hurricanes, The Alamo, Cowboys and Cattle, The Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans, Vicksburg - The Natchez Trace and Natchez, Cotton – King of the South, Citrus Fruits, Story of Oil in the Gulf Coast States Region, Time Line of the Gulf Coast States Region, The Honey Swamp Monster, NASA & the Space Centers, Space Camp, Texas Maps, Texas Map Questions, People fo the the Gulf Coast States Region, Change Comes From the South, Creoles and Cajuns, The Everglades, The Florida Keys, Our Threatened and Endangered Animals, Letters from Aunt Lynn. State Brochure and State Facts.