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
Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Geography
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