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The Four Regions of California

The Four Regions of California

Author: Mai Lee

Grade 4

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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The Geography of California

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Click the link below to learn more about the four regions of California and what each region has to offer to California residents.

Big Question

After viewing the materials on this site, click on google docs to respond to the following question. (When you are done with your responses, click the send button to submit your responses to me.)

Question: Describe in detail 3 geographical features or characteristics of each region.