Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Learn Social Studies EFL Style! Timelinks Book 5, United States History,


We are studying Social Studies today, Today's lesson is from this book: Timelinks, the United States. Pages 2-5



Here is the link if you want to buy it from Amazon: 
https://www.amazon.com/IL-TimeLinks-Student-Illinois-Timelinks/dp/0021523282/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1490683920&sr=8-12&keywords=timelinks+grade+5


Vocabulary
Geography - the physical features of a place
enormous - very big
land forms - kinds of lands
plateau - flat area of land 
basin - low area of land 
saltwater - water that has a high concentration of salt in it 
environment - everything that surrounds us -Land 
nonrenewable - can be used up 
ecosystem - how the plants and animals work together to live 
region - a large area of land
climate - the general weather over a large area of land 
arid -  dry land or region 

Questions: 
What are the main regions of the United States? 
Where is most agriculture?  
Where is the largest river in the United States? 
Where are the most important waterways? 
Why was water traffic important 200 years ago? 
Where are the most tornadoes? 
Where are the most hurricanes?

Homework: 
Write a paragraph about where in the United States you would like to live. 
Which climate do you like? Give details about the weather and natural resources in the area that you would like to live in. 





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