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  1. Landscape Slideshow

  2. Grade 4: Exploration:What makes Canada special? Unit 4: Exploring the landscapes of Canada 4.4.1 Describe the physical landscape of Canada Alicia Matthews Marie Downey Kara Palmer

  3. Engage (5 minutes) • Where do you think these landscapes are? • Why do you think the landscape is from _______? • What do you notice about the landscape? • What are some of the characteristics of the landscapes in the paintings? • Does this look similar to the landscape we see here in New Brunswick? • What is your opinion of the the pictures you have seen?

  4. Explore (10 minutes) • Observe the items on the floor and separate them into groups of items with similar qualities. • Separate the rectangle you see on the floor into regions using yarn. • Why did you choose to separate the regions that way? • Explain your rationale. • What are some of the defining features of your home? New Brunswick? Canada?

  5. Explain (5 minutes) • Region: a part of a country having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries. • Topography: Precise detailed study of the surface features of a region. • Distinguishing features of the 6 different regions in Canada. • 6 Physical Regions are: • Appalachia: a land mass in eastern North America, that contains the appalachia mountains. • Shield: a vast area of land with exposed rock • Lowlands: land that is lower than the land around it • Plain: a large stretch of level/flat or gently rolling land • Cordillera (core-dill-yare-a): a system of parallel mountain ranges • Arctic: an extremely cold, dry and treeless region in the northernmost parts of Earth

  6. Canada & it’s six regions…

  7. Explain (10 minutes) • What should I do with my Post-It note? • 1. Take a look at the pictures around the room of the different landscapes. • 2. Choose one landscape that you think you know how to classify. • 3. Write the name of the region on the Post-It. • 4. Stick your Post-It onto the picture that you think it corresponds to.

  8. Appalachia

  9. Arctic

  10. Shield

  11. Lowlands

  12. Prairies

  13. Cordillera

  14. Elaborate (15 minutes) / Evaluate • Create a Post Card: • Please draw a landscape on one side of your post card (choose one of the six regions). • On the other side of your post card, write a defining factor about the region that you chose. • Please include your name and pass in at the end of class.

  15. Summary & Vocabulary Slide • Region: a part of a country having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries. • Topography: Precise detailed study of the surface features of a region. • 6 Physical Regions are: • Appalachia: a land mass in eastern North America, that contains the appalachia mountains. • Shield: a vast area of land with exposed rock • Lowlands: land that is lower than the land around it • Plain: a large stretch of level/flat or gently rolling land • Cordillera (core-dill-yare-a): a system of parallel mountain ranges • Arctic: an extremely cold, dry and treeless region in the northernmost parts of Earth

  16. Landscape #1

  17. Landscape #2

  18. Landscape #3

  19. Landscape #4

  20. Landscape #5

  21. Landscape #6