Southwest Region of the US: Today - Closed Captioned
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Video Storyline: Let’s take a tour of the Southwest region. We’ll explore many of its larger cities and see some of the features that make them each unique. Next, we’ll explore both the natural and manmade landmarks of the region, along with its famous people, food, and celebrations.
Companion video to Southwest Region: Early Beginnings
Video Length: 32:55 minutes
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Southwest Region – Video Breakdown
Draw A Scene – Southwest Region
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Topics Covered In This Video
San Antonio, TX
Fort Worth, TX
El Paso, TX
Oklahoma City, OK
Santa Fe, NM
People of the Southwest
Southwest Region of the US: Today
Landforms and Bodies of Water
Print out or look at a map of the Southwest.
Identify landforms and bodies of water in the Southwest Region.
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