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Georgia Regions 
The Coastal 
Plain 
© Teaching 4
Let’s Locate the Coastal Plain 
• From the fall line to 
the Atlantic Ocean 
• Once was an 
ocean floor 
• Covers 60% of t...
What’s It Like? 
Look at these pictures, how would you 
describe the Coastal Plains of Georgia?
Describing the Coastal Plain 
• Hot and humid summers 
• Mild winters 
• Sandy soil 
• Ideal for farming 
• Land is very w...
Animals of the Coastal Plains 
How good are you at identifying animals? 
These animals roam the wide open areas 
of the co...
More on Animals… 
rabbits 
muskrats 
snakes 
deer 
armadillos
Let’s Look at More Animals. 
What has a hard shell and hides in his home 
when scared? 
Did you know… 
The bog turtle is t...
Let’s Look at Coastal 
Plants 
This tree is out state tree. Can 
you remember its name? 
Live Oak 
Saw Palmetto 
Look at t...
Hangin’ Around 
What is that hanging on 
the trees? 
Spanish Moss 
It is also called an air 
plant. 
Do you think “air pla...
Endangered Animals of the 
Coastal Plains 
Pocket gophers are 
very RARE in this 
region. 
They are near 
extinction. 
You...
Riddle Time 
I’m a plant that grows on a tree. What am I? 
Spanish Moss 
I’m am rarely seen above ground. What am I? 
Pock...
Final Countdown 
Assessment 
Bottom Tier: 
Write the three most important things 
you learned about the topic. 
Second Tie...
Let’s Summarize Bottom Tier: 
Write the three most 
important things you 
learned about the topic. 
Second Tier: 
Write tw...
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Georgia's Coastal Plain Region

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Georgia's Coastal Plain Region

  1. 1. Georgia Regions The Coastal Plain © Teaching 4
  2. 2. Let’s Locate the Coastal Plain • From the fall line to the Atlantic Ocean • Once was an ocean floor • Covers 60% of the state Fall Line Coastal Plains
  3. 3. What’s It Like? Look at these pictures, how would you describe the Coastal Plains of Georgia?
  4. 4. Describing the Coastal Plain • Hot and humid summers • Mild winters • Sandy soil • Ideal for farming • Land is very wide and flat.
  5. 5. Animals of the Coastal Plains How good are you at identifying animals? These animals roam the wide open areas of the coastal plains. Wild Boars and Hogs They feed off of plants.
  6. 6. More on Animals… rabbits muskrats snakes deer armadillos
  7. 7. Let’s Look at More Animals. What has a hard shell and hides in his home when scared? Did you know… The bog turtle is the rarest reptile in the state. An alligatory snapping turtle can grow up to 300 pounds!
  8. 8. Let’s Look at Coastal Plants This tree is out state tree. Can you remember its name? Live Oak Saw Palmetto Look at the picture. How do you think it got its name? • Small palm • Small leaves • Tiny teeth that like a saw blade
  9. 9. Hangin’ Around What is that hanging on the trees? Spanish Moss It is also called an air plant. Do you think “air plant” is a good name? Why? It grows high in the tree tops and takes in all the nutrients it needs from the air.
  10. 10. Endangered Animals of the Coastal Plains Pocket gophers are very RARE in this region. They are near extinction. You’ll rarely see it above ground. You can find it in tunnels under the earth.
  11. 11. Riddle Time I’m a plant that grows on a tree. What am I? Spanish Moss I’m am rarely seen above ground. What am I? Pocket Gopher I’m the rarest reptile in the state. What am I? Bog Turtle I’m an animal that travels in a herd. What am I? Wild Hog I’m a plant with teeth-shaped leaves. What am I? Saw Palmetto
  12. 12. Final Countdown Assessment Bottom Tier: Write the three most important things you learned about the topic. Second Tier: Write two interesting facts you learned about the topic. Top Tier: Write one word that would best describe the topic **Printable on next slide or click here. Borrowed from Stacey Abbott, Kristen Carwile and Candace Wilkes
  13. 13. Let’s Summarize Bottom Tier: Write the three most important things you learned about the topic. Second Tier: Write two interesting facts you learned about the topic. Top Tier: Write one word that would best describe the topic

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