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Lesson 6

The Geographic Regions of Latin America

LEFT SIDE
PAGE 18

1
WARM UP
 
Describe some of the different characteristics that create regions.
  • Language
  • Climate
  • Landforms (physical features)
  • Natural Vegetation
  • Religion
  • Culture
  • Industries
  • Physical Features

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
FLY OVER LATIN AMERICA
  • In which area shown in the video would you most like to live?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
Attach the Map of Latin America
  • Label and color each region.

CLICK
BLANK MAP
for a LARGER version.

CLICK
SAMPLE MAP
for a LARGER version.

RIGHT SIDE
PAGE 19

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify Latin America's main regions.
  • Identify major features of Latin America's regions.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
NOTES:
  • Big Ideas
    • ???
    • ???
  • Latin America's Main Regions
    • Middle America
      • Mexico
      • Central America
      • the West Indies
    • South America

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6
  • A Quick Look at Latin America's Regions
    • Middle America
      • The West Indies (the Caribbean)
        • Main feature is islands
      • Mexico and Central America
        • Main features are mountains and plateaus, peninsulas, isthmus, and rivers
    • South America
      • Main features are mountains, plains, forests, and rivers