WHAT IS A REGION? TYPE IN YOUR NAME HERE WHAT A REGION IS WHAT A REGION IS NOT HERE ARE A FEW HINTS… • New England is a region.
• The whole country is separated into regions.
• Different areas in the world are also separated into regions.
• The same places can be separated into multiple different regions. • Example: • Massachusetts is a part of the New England Region, East Coast, Northeastern United States DEFINE REGION • Go to: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/region/? ar_a=1 • Look at the slideshow about regions on the page and read the encyclopedia entry. • Come back to this page and write your own definition to the term region below.
• Go back to your concept map and make any adjustments to the pictures, and add a couple of your own. • Go to INSERT at the top • Click on CLIPART • Where it says SEARCH FOR type in things you think describe a region. BRAINSTORM WHY YOU THINK NEW ENGLAND IS A REGION (On the next slide there are a list of websites that might help you!) WEBSITES AND VIDEOS ABOUT NEW ENGLAND • http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/411409/New‐England • Click on the link that says Videos and watch the third one
• http://www.discovernewengland.org/about‐new‐england‐usa/new‐ england‐usa‐quick‐facts/ • This page has some good facts about New England. Play United States Geography Game • http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA_G0 _click_1024.html • On this website decide where the New England states are located on the map.