Social Studies - 2018-19
USI.2b - Geographic Regions of North America
The student will interpret maps, globes, photographs, pictures, or tables to
b) locate and describe major geographic regions of North America: Coastal Plain, Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Basin and Range, and Coastal Range;
Bloom's Level: Remember
Regions are areas that are alike in some way or another.
Geography determines what resources are available to use.
Big Themes/Concepts: Place, Location, Region, Climate, Boundary
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Geographic regions have distinctive
Where are the geographic regions of North America located?What are some physical characteristics of the geographic regions of North America?
Analyze and interpret maps to explain relationships among landforms. (USI.1f)Distinguish between parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude. (USI.1g)