Grade 4: Northeast Region of the U.S. - Closed Captioned
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Video Storyline: Let’s take a trip back and forth in time to learn how the Northeast region became the place it is today. Along the way we’ll look at the natural resources, geography, history, and economy of the area to help us understand how the people and the places have developed over time.
Video Length: 37:05 minutes.
Learning Resources with this Video*
Quizzes – PDF & Online
Northeast State Study
Mapping the Northeast Region of the U.S.
Transportation Transformations in the Northeast
A Scene Through the Four Seasons
Northeast Region – City Spotlight
Northeast Region – Cloze Activity
Northeast Region – Video Breakdown
Draw A Scene – Northeast Region
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Topics Covered In This Video
Fun Facts About the Northeast Region
Geography and Landforms
History of the Northeast Region
The Fur Trade
Growth of the Cities
Tour of the Larger Cities
State-by-State Tour and Highlights
Celebrations in the Northeast
Northeast Region of the U.S.
Landforms and Bodies of Water
Print out or look at a map of the Northeast.
Identify landforms and bodies of water in the Northeast Region.
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