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Social Studies Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Regions & Landforms. Region an area in which places share similar characteristics. Region To the tune of Found a Peanut Found a region, found a region, Found a region last night It's an area Where the places All share things that are alike.

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Social Studies

Chapter 1 Lesson 1

Regions & Landforms


Region an area in which places share similar characteristics
Regionan area in which places share similar characteristics


Region

To the tune of Found a Peanut

Found a region, found a region,

Found a region last night

It's an area

Where the places

All share things that are alike


Landform a natural feature on earth s surface
Landforma natural feature on Earth's surface


Landforms

To the tune of Boom Boom

Landforms, they are natural features

Landforms, they are natural features

Mountains and rivers on the face of the earth

Landforms, they are natural features


Northeast region
Northeast Region

  • Contains part of the Appalachian Mts. (oldest mountain range in the U.S.)

  • Hilly and rocky along Atlantic coast

  • Good farmland in the west

Atlantic coast

Appalachian Mts.


Mountain a very high landform with steep and rocky sides

Mountaina very high landform with steep and rocky sides

King’s Canyon NP California


Mountain

To the tune of She'll Be Coming around the Mountain

She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes

She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes

It's a very high landform

with steep and rocky sides

She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes


Southeast region
Southeast Region

  • Contains part of Appalachian Mts.

  • Mts. flatten into the Atlantic Coastal Plain

  • West of mountains plains lead to Gulf of Mexico

  • Mammoth Cave in Kentucky (world’s largest cave)

Atlantic Coastal Plain

Mammoth Cave


Plain a large area of mostly flat land that is often covered with grass
Plaina large area of mostly flat land that is often covered with grass


Plain

To the tune of BINGO

P-L-AIN

P-L-AIN

P-L-AIN

flat land that's very grassy


Midwest region
Midwest Region

  • Flat, grassy plains, forests and rolling hills

  • Mississippi River, Ohio River, & Missouri River all flow through this region

  • 4 of 5 Great Lakes border this region; Lake Erie, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, & Lake Superior

Lake Superior


Southwest region
Southwest Region

  • Only 4 states; Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, & Oklahoma

  • Deserts and canyons

  • Grand Canyon

  • Includes part of the Rocky Mt. Range


Desert an area that gets very little rain
Desertan area that gets very little rain


Desert

To the tune of London Bridge

Desert air is hot and dry

hot and dry

hot and dry

Desert air is hot and dry

Not much rainfall


Canyon a deep valley with steep rocky walls
Canyona deep valley with steep rocky walls


Canyon

To the tune of Happy Birthday

It's a canyon, you see

It's a really deep valley

With steep rocky walls

It's a canyon you see


Plateau a large flat raised area of land
Plateaua large, flat raised area of land


West region
West Region

  • Highest and lowest temperatures in U.S.

  • Highest and lowest landforms in U.S.

  • Pacific Ocean and sandy beaches

  • Rocky Mountain Range

  • Fertile, green valleys in Oregon and California

  • Alaska and Hawaii are in this region


Boundary a line of natural feature that divides one area from another or one state from another
Boundarya line of natural feature that divides one area from another or one state from another


Boundary

To the tune of Camp Town Races

Bound-a-ries are like a line

do dah

do dah

And their job is to divide

All the do dah day


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