Published on March 28, 2014
Daily Agenda 1. Warm up 2. Essential Question 3. ML – Appalachian Plateau & Ridge & Valley Regions 4. Student Work – Map Activity (DO NOT FINISH THIS FOR HOMEWORK!!!!!) 5. Closing
Warm-up (Discuss with a friend – you do NOT have to write you answers on paper ) 1. What is the consequence when you go to the bathroom during class? 2. What causes students to misbehave in class? 3. What is your favorite book and why?
Essential Question Where in the world is Georgia?
Regions - Regions are the basic unit of study in geography
Relative location = not specific (general)
-Absolute location = specific
- Georgia has five geographical/physiographical regions.
Appalachian Plateau - The smallest region containing limestone, caves and canyons.
Appalachian Plateau - The corner where Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia meet is called the TAG corner.
Appalachian Plateau - Lookout Mountain is on the Appalachian Plateau
Appalachian Plateau - Contains two important Civil War battles; Chickamauga and Chattanooga.
Appalachian Plateau - Cloudland Canyon has 2 beautiful waterfalls
Appalachian Plateau - Georgia’s only significant coal deposits are found in this region
Ridge and Valley Region - Flat (valley) with narrow ridges capped with limestone.
Ridge and Valley Region - Has fertile soil used for farmland and pastures for cattle.
Ridge and Valley Region - The city of Ellijay is known for their apples – apple capital of Georgia.
Ridge and Valley Region - The city of Dalton is known as the “carpet capital of the world”.
Bye for now….
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