Midwest Region of the US: Early Beginnings (Spanish)

Región del Medio Oeste

Primeros Comienzos

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Historia del video:  Hagamos un viaje en el tiempo para conocer cómo surgió la región del Medio Oeste. A lo largo del camino veremos las formas del terreno, los recursos naturales, la historia y la economía de la zona para ayudarnos a entender cómo la región del Medio Oeste se convirtió en lo que es hoy.

Video complementario de La región del Medio Oeste: Hoy.

Duración del video: 43:38 minutos.

Learning Resources with this Video*


Midwest State Study

Midwest Region – Video Breakdown

Midwest Region – The Economy Cloze Worksheet

Draw A Scene – Midwest Region

Mapping the Midwest Region of the U.S.

Universal Resources

National Standards 

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Temas Abarcados

¿Dónde está el Medio Oeste?

Estados y subregiones

Formas del terreno

Llanuras, ríos, afluentes, grandes lagos

Recursos naturales




Historia del transporte

Classroom Ideas 

Midwest Region of the  US: Early Beginnings

Landforms and Bodies of Water

Print out or look at a map of the Midwest.

Identify landforms and bodies of water in the Midwest 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.


Classroom Ideas for ALL Videos

Here are dozens and dozens of ideas that you can use in your classroom along with our videos!

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