History and Social Studies Content Standards:
4.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human geographic features that defines places and regions in California
4.1.3 Identify the state capital and describe the various regions of California, including how their characteristics and physical environments (e.g., water, landforms, vegetation, climate) affect human activity.
Objective: By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:
• Describe major physical features and characteristic of each region.
• Identify the four major region, cities, and important landmarks in California.
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Question: Describe in detail 3 geographical features or characteristics of each region.