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

Say It

Universal Resources 

National Standards

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Classroom Ideas 

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.


Cloze Practice

A cloze piece has full sentences used in the virtual field trip with blanks where students can write in the information that is missing. This task requires close listening to the trip in order to complete it.


Art and Social Studies

Draw a scene from the video you just watched.


Create Quizzes

Students create a quiz based on the information presented for their peers. This can be used as a review for a test, or jigsaw class activity where students are responsible for teaching other students assigned topics.


Visual Learning

Offer videos to struggling learners as another form of creating knowledge and accessing information.


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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

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