US Geography – Mid Atlantic 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 Middle Atlantic States, Iroquois Indians, Dutch in New York, Ellis Island, Going to America, Immigration, Statue of Liberty, Liberty Bell, Our National Anthem, Gettysburg, Erie Canal, Time Line for the Mid-Atlantic States, The Monster in the Lake, New York Landforms, Getting Around in New York City, Lighthouses Along the Mid-Atlantic, George Eastman, the Shy Inventor, The Story of Chocolate, The People of Pennsylvania, The People of the Mid-Atlantic States Region, Authors of the Mid-Atlantic States, The Last Flight of the Hindenburg, Letters form Aunt Lynn, Sports in the Mid-Atlantic Region, State Cube and State Facts Booklet.