|Parent Connections for Social Studies - 5th Grade Semester 1: Think Like a Geographer|
Meet Globey As She Explains What Thinking Like a Geographer Is All About in the 5th Grade!
Every 5th Grade student should know the geographic regions of the United States including their locations and physical characteristics (desert, mountain, plains…) as well as the names of the 50 capitals of the states (outside link).
The Physical Regions of the United States
Hover over the pulsing circles to find out the names for each of the regions!
Take a Tour of The United States
Books that Connect!
The Little Man in the Map by E. Andrew Martonyi
Geography from A to Z by Jack Knowlton
The Armadillo from Amarillo by Lynne Cherry
The Scrambled States of America by Laurie Keller