US Geography – New England States 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 New England States, Around and About New England. The Pilgrims, The Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere, The Freedom Trail, New England Tourist Attractions, Mount Washington, The Presidential Range, Time Line of the New England States, The Fishing Industry, Fishing Waters Map Lesson, The Days Catch, Whaling, Well Known People of New England, The Three Johns, Industrial Revolution in New England, Inventors, Dr. Seuss – A Favorite Author, Making Ice Cream, Ben and Jerry, New England’s Changing Population, Sugar & Syrup from Trees, Making Maple Syrup, The United States Coast Guard, Coast Guard Writing Lessons, Colleges in New England, Massachusetts Invents Basketball and Volleyball, State T Shirt and State Facts.