Use this website for a nice overview of the Midwest region of the United States. This overview is good to use with upper elementary students. This page gives a brief overview of the history, the geography, the main cities, and more. This site would be perfect as an introductory do-now for a unit on the Midwest region. A KWL chart could be one of many great activities to do with your students using this text. You can also use the buttons on the webpage to explore other regions for different units.
Fact Monster: Midwest