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(7.9) Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: locate the Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains regions and places of importance in Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries such as major cities, rivers, natural and historic landmarks, political and cultural regions, and local points of interest;
B: compare places and regions of Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics; and
C: analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002; modified June 2011.

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