US Geography – Rocky Mountain 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 Rocky Mountain States, Relative Locations in the Rocky Mountain States, Relative Locations in the Rocky Mountain States, Exact Locations in the Rocky Mountain States, Deserts, Animals of the American Desert, Desert Plants, Temperatures and Precipitation in Yuma, Arizona. Comparison of Precipitation and Temperature, Yuma and Your City, Rocky Mountain Rivers, Map fo the Rivers and Dams in the Rocky Mountain States, Indians of the Southwest, Map of the Southwest, The Pony Express, Pony Express Time Line, The Mormon Trail, Time Line of the Rocky Mountain States Region, People of the Rocky Mountain States Region, Slimey Slim, Horses of the West, The Rodeo, The Cowboy and His Horse, The Western Saddle, Dude Ranches, Ghost Towns, Ski Resorts, Yellowstone National Park, National Parks & Monuments, Idaho Potatoes, State Balloons and State Facts.