Our first unit in VA Studies is the geography of Virginia.
Here are the SOLs that will be covered in this unit:
VS.2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between physical geography and the lives of the native peoples, past and present of Virginia by
a) locating Virginia and it's bordering states on maps of the United States;
b) locating and describing Virginia's Coastal Plain(Tidewater), Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau;
c) locating and identifying the water features important to the early history of Virginia (Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, James River, York River, Potomac River, Rappahannock River, and Lake Drummond and the Dismal Swamp)