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  1. Tennessee The Three Grand Divisions created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  2. Let’s Play Game:Where Have You Been? • Memphis? • Nashville? • Covington? • Murfreesboro? • Bristol? • Bell Buckle? • Nutbush? • Chattanooga? • Knoxville? • Pulaski? • Gallatin? • Tiptonville? • Bucksnort? • Fairview? • Franklin? • Minor Hill? created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  3. TENNESSEE • The state of Tennessee is located in the SOUTHEAST region of the United States. created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  4. TENNESSEE • The state of Tennessee is divided into THREE grand divisions. created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  5. TENNESSEE • The THREE grand divisions include: • West Tennessee • Middle Tennessee • East Tennessee created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  6. West Tennessee created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  7. Main Cities/Towns in West Tennessee • Jackson • Memphis • Brownsville • Covington • Paris • Dyer • Trenton • Alamo • Ripley • Huntington • Camden • Lexington • Dyersburg • Selmer • Henderson • Union City created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  8. Facts About West Tennessee • West Tennessee is known for its flat land. • West Tennessee’s main crops are corn, cotton, and soybeans. • West Tennessee has Tennessee’s largest city– Memphis. created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  9. Middle Tennessee created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  10. Main Cities/Towns in Middle Tennessee • Nashville • Murfreesboro • Columbia • Franklin • Dickson • Gallatin • Hendersonville • Clarksville • Pulaski • Tullahoma • Smyrna • Cookeville • Shelbyville • Lawrenceburg created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  11. Facts About Middle Tennessee • Middle Tennessee is known for horses and county music. • Middle Tennessee is the home of the Tennessee Titans– in Nashville. • The state capital of Nashville is in Middle Tennessee. created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  12. East Tennessee created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  13. Main Cities/Towns in East Tennessee • Knoxville • Chattanooga • Bristol • Cleveland • Johnson City • Kingsport • Dandridge • Oak Ridge • Maryville • Gatlinburg • Athens • Morristown • Greenville • Elizabethton created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  14. Facts About East Tennessee • East Tennessee is the home of the University of Tennessee Volunteers in Knoxville. • East Tennessee is the home of the Smoky Mountains. • Most of east Tennessee is in the eastern time zone. created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  15. Let’s Play a Game • When I name one of the grand divisions, you be the first one to raise your hand to name: • a fact about the division or • a town/city in the division created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  16. To Close our Lesson Let’s Do An Activity • Draw, label, and color the state of TENNESSEE identifying each grand division: • Color WEST Tennessee PURPLE • Color MIDDLE Tennessee GREEN • Color EAST Tennessee ORANGE created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  17. Challenge Your challenge is to label a city/town in each of the grand divisions. created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625

  18. References • http://www.see-tennessee.com/counties_main_page.htm created by Amy Thornton for Ashford University EDU 625