The course content for Fourth Grade Humanities (Gifted Support) is social studies based and focuses on these essential questions:

    Þ How do physical features and locations impact where and how people?

    Þ How do diverse resources, economic and industries affect the progress and growth of a region?

    Þ How, when and why do people move?

    Þ How do natural resources determine the development of industries in a region?

    Areas of study will include:

    Pennsylvania History and the Native American of this region and Regions of the US (Northeast, South, West, and Midwest) 
    "I hear, and I forget. 
    I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand."
    - Chinese Proverb
    Exploring Regions of the United States
    Map Machine - National Geographic provides this excellent site that will prove to be a valuable resource for students.  There are also questions from the National Geographic GeoBee to challenge students.

    Where in the USA? - Students can check their knowledge of the 50 states with this on-line quiz site.

    ALFY's Picks for United States - This site has multiple map activities for students, including a few games for students to play online or to download.