Grade 4: Southeast Region of the U.S.
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Video Storyline: Take a tour of the Southeastern states as we go back in time to look at this region as the early colonists did. Along the way we’ll look at the geography, history, and economy of the area to help us understand how the people and the many natural resources have helped to shape its development over time.
Video length: 15:22 minutes.
Learning Resources with this Video*
Quizzes – PDF & Online
Mapping the Southeast Region of the U.S.
Southeast State Study
Land Exploration in the Southeast U.S.
Draw a Scene: Southeast Region of the U.S.
Southeast Region City Spotlight
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Southeast Region of the U.S.
Landforms and Bodies of Water
Print out or look at a map of the Southeast.
Identify landforms and bodies of water in the Southeast Region.
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Topics Covered In This Video
Facts About the Southeast Region
Cash crops – tobacco, rice, cotton
Rise of the textile industry
Rise of the coal mining industry
Kentucky’s horse racing industry
Florida’s tourism industry
Geography and landforms of the SE