Title of Lesson: Let's Find a Region#155

National Standard: 5
That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity
State Standard: 11

Teaching Level: E

Objective/Purpose:
- to begin recognizing small geographic areas within a larger area

Materials: maps

Procedure:
1. Look at a map of a town, state or country
2. How is it divided up into smaller areas?
3. What are these areas called?
4. What physical features influence this area being called a region?
5. What other features contribute to this area being called a region?
6. Compare this information with another town, state or country.
7. Are there common determinators for labeling an area a region?

Evaluation/Assessment:
What criteria do the students think important in labeling an area a region?

Reflection: How successful was this lesson? Did all students benefit? Were there any surprises? What might you do differently another time? Please note any changes that will make this lesson more effective and useful in the future and pass them along to the NHGA. We appreciate your comments.
Thank you.
The authors.


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