Students will study a map of Texas and look at the different regions of Texas and discuss how natural resources, weather, affect settlement patterns in Texas.
2.7 A Describe how weather patterns and seasonal patterns affect activities and
2.7 C Explain how people depend on physical environments and natural resources to meet their needs
2.8 A Identify ways in which people have modified the physical environment such as building roads, clearing land for urban development and
As students are learning about the state monuments, Map legends, and compass rose; students can use this map to label the State Capital, major rivers, neighboring states, major body of water (Gulf of Mexico), and use the monuments in a Map Key to