After your region is selected, your job is to complete your specific role selected from the list below. Remember to think about the traits of human and physical geography. Humans interact with their physical surroundings and have an impact on the land within each region they live.
? Tour Guide- research famous people, sites, and historical events related to this region
? Geologist- research the cause or formation of this region, locate specific landforms (places to visit) and describe each of these in this region
? Meteorologist- research and describe the climate in this region, discuss activities to do and how the weather impacts these activities
? Historian- research early settlers to this region, where did they come from and give reasons why these settlers chose this area
? Map Maker- Research the natural resources, bodies of water, borders, major cities and highways in your region. Then be able to label them on a map.
To complete your individual role you must first decide what questions you would like to answer. Working with your classmates with the same job title, make a list of the questions you want to answer. For example, the tour guides from each region will work together and the historians will all work together. Once you have your questions, use Inspiration to help you create a graphic organizer for your research.
Once you have determined the information you want to gather, it is time to research.
Research Since you have decided what questions you need to answer you are ready to research. You may use the printed resources in the classroom, and library. You may also visit these internet sites for help.
For all Missouri Regions:
For more information about Famous Missourians click here.
Glaciated & Alluvial River Plains
Using your graphic organizer, write a friendly letter to our Governor about why your
Before you write the actual letter, you need to organize your thoughts. Use the online interactive Persuasion Map to help you plan your points, or use one of the printable planning sheets.
Type your paragraph using Microsoft Word. See the scoring guide on the evaluation page. When you have completed your individual role you are ready to move on to group work!
When each member of your group has completed each individual role, your group is ready to discuss the type of presentation they will select. Your presentation should inform the citizens of
"I'm from Missouri.... You'll have to SHOW ME!"