California regions

Discover the beauty and uniqueness of California by exploring its diverse regions. From the stunning coastlines to the breathtaking national parks, there's something for everyone to enjoy in each region of California.
Lessons with Laughter: California Regions Reading, Coaching, Teaching History, American History Lessons, Social Studies California, California History, History Projects, Homeschool Geography, Social Studies Lesson

I LOVE teaching about California history because I grew up in Illinois, so when I started teaching 4th grade, I learned all kinds of new things about California that I didn’t know before! And no one knows how to teach CA history better than my good friend LeAnn! She has been teaching 4th grade for […]

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Andrea Wysock
Where in the world is California? Part 1 | Ideas, Primary School Education, Social Studies California, California Facts, California History, California Regions, Elementary Schools, Homeschool Geography, 4th Grade Social Studies

Where in the world is California? It is always amazing (amusing?) to me where my students THINK they live. A first pre-assessment I give is to have students draw California and label anything they know: cities, oceans, streets, etc. For some reason, it is not uncommon for many of them to label Las Vegas or another state! This is a very eye-opening and informative way for me to see what they know and still need to know! Some know to label Sacramento as the capital, while others include Target…

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Monica Frischkorn
Where in the World is California? Gorgeous photos and facts to teach California Regions.  Read how to make geography and social studies come alive with photographs and through writing! Geography, Upper Elementary Resources, State Parks, California Facts, California History, California Regions, Central Valley, Region, Geology

Back by popular demand! (an updated repost on California regions) Where in the world is California? It is always amazing (amusing?) to me where my students THINK they live. A first pre-assessment I give is to have students draw California and label anything they know: cities, oceans, streets, etc. For some reason, it is not uncommon for many of them to label Las Vegas or another state! This is a very eye-opening and informative way for me to see what they know and still need to know! Some…

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Apples and ABC's: Regions of California Project Alabama, Teaching History, Art, American History Lessons, Social Studies California, California History, California Regions, History Projects, Community

I think this might be my first official 4th grade post! We are learning about the regions of California in our social studies curriculum. Lessons with Laughter had this brilliant idea of making a California regions foldable! I had the students make this regions response craft instead of answering the questions at the end of the chapter. First, we did a directed drawing of each of the California regions. I drew each region on the board, and they copied me in pencil. We did the simple outline…

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Abbys PINS
What Are The Similarities And Differences Of The 4 California Regions? In this project, students will learn about all four of California's regions. After becoming an expert on all of the regions, students will choose one region to research further and create a travel brochure. There is an optional extension where students create a 30-60 second movie commercial persuading others that the specific region they researched is the best. There is a video, handouts, a reflection, and a rubric inc... Indiana, Alaska, Florida, California Regions, California History, Social Studies California, History Projects, Social Studies Education, Social Science

What Are The Similarities And Differences Of The Four California Regions? In this project, students are hired by the California Film Commission to persuade a Hollywood producer and team to film their movies in one of California's four regions. Students will learn about all four of California's regions and after becoming an expert on all of the regions, they will choose one region to research further. They'll create either a a region brochure or a 30 - 60 second commercial promoting their…

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Fiona Solis