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Regions of Texas

TEK 4,7B Social Studies
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Megan Rosser

on 2 May 2013

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TEK 4.7B Regions of Texas Regions of Texas Finished Product! Collect your materials

Create a foldable:
1. Fold your paper in half
2. Glue your colored page of Texas across the fold, evenly in half.
3. Cut your fold horizontally in half, stopping at your fold crease. You are using this as a graphic organizer to show the differences and similarities in Texas Regions.

Under each folded region (some region may overlap, so label your regions.) write the things that are found in that region. Refer to your notes and the things we discussed in class. What am I doing with this foldable? Great plains region is in the Panhandle and part of Edward's Plateu. The area is flat, with few trees. It is higher than the Central Plains Region The air is DRY They have hot summers and cold winters. Some major cities in the Great Plains Region Amarillo
Lubbock
Midland
Odessa
Fredericksburg
Del Rio Great Plain Economy Farming: Cotton, and Wheat

Ranching: Cattle, Sheep, and Goat

Oil and Gas Features: Rolling grass lands
Thick Grass
Timbers Area: Large areas with hardwood trees
Limestone Rock
Higher than other regions because limestone does not break down as easily. Major Cities: Fort Worth
Abilene
Wichita Falls
San Angelo Climate: Dry air
Tornadoes
20-30 inches per year of rain Natural Resources: Limestone
Minerals
Streams
Fertile Land for crops Economy: Farming: Fruits, vegetables, oats
Ranching: Cattle, angora, goats
Cedar trees
Oil and Gas Features 150 mountains
Plateau and basins
Deserts
Pecos River
Rio Grande River
Big Bend National Parks Climate Driest part of the state
8 inches of rain per year
Hot days and cool nights Natural Resources Plants--desert plants Major Cities El Paso
Pecos Economy Ranching-cattle, sheep, goat
Farming-cotton, fruits, vegetables
Oil and gas Features Flat and low
Wooded Land
Coastal sands
Rivers- Brazos, Colorado, Trinity
Good soil along river Climate Hot and damp--humid
Tornadoes
Hurricanes
30-55 inches of rain per year Natural Resources: Plants-Pine trees. Hardwood trees
Animals
Minerals
Bodies of Water Economy: Farming
Fishing
Ranching
Tree Farms
Oil and gas
Factories
Ports Major Cities Austin
Houston
Dallas
San Antonio
Texarkana
Chorpus Christi
Brownsville Use what you know!
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