Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Week 3, 2016-2017

Monday, September 5
Homework: None

Tuesday, September 6
In Class: Notes--Physical Features
Homework: 50 states quiz on Friday.  Study your map, play state games on Sheppardsoftware.com, click on U.S. Geography games.  Eduplace.com/ss/maps/usa.html has regional maps that make it easy to study/learn a section at a time.  You can also "Google" 50 states games to find websites to practice.

Wednesday, September 7
In Class: Notes--Physical Features
Homework: 50 states quiz Friday.

Thursday, September 8
In Class: Notes--Physical Features
Homework: 50 States Quiz tomorrow.  Work on Final Draft maps (1 water map, 1 land map)

Friday, September 9
In Class: 50 States quiz, Study for physical features test, final draft maps, Historical Figures Written assignment.
Homework: Physical Features Test on Block Monday/Tuesday.  Study information from notes and know where features are located on the maps.  Finish Final Draft Maps.

 30 Questions--Physical Features (These are the questions we worked on in class last week)

1.   In which ocean is the only island state located?
2.  What ocean lies east of the United States?
3.  What is the large body of water west of Florida that is an extension of the Atlantic Ocean?
4.  Label the five bodies of fresh water that form a border between the United States and Canada.  What one name is used to describe all five bodies of water?
5.  What body of water lies at 41° north latitude and 112° west longitude?
6.  What bay is located just east of our nation’s capital?
7.  What is the largest bay in California?
8.  What river empties into New York City harbor?
9.  What is the largest river by volume in the United States?
10. What is the river west of the Appalachians that forms a border between Indiana and Kentucky?
11.  What is the name of the river that forms the border between Iowa and Nebraska?
12. What is the major river that flows through the Grand Canyon?
13. What is the name of the river that forms a border between Mexico and the United States?
14. What river runs east from Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean?
15. What river forms the border between two northwestern states and flows into the Pacific Ocean?
16. What is the huge expanse of flatlands between the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi River?
17. What extensive flatlands cover most of Nevada and are nearly surrounded by mountains?
18. What is the name of the landform north of 40° north latitude that juts out into the Atlantic like a giant fishhook?
19. What flatlands circle the northern and western coastline of the Gulf of Mexico?
20. What flatlands extend south from Chesapeake Bay to the east coast of Florida?
21. What flatlands in California lie between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Range?
22. What is the mountain range that separates California and Nevada?
23. What is the main mountain chain that runs through the eastern United States?
24. What is the first mountain range west of the Great Plains?
25. What is the tallest mountain in Alaska? 
26. What is the highest mountain in California? 
27. What is the tallest mountain range in Oregon and Washington? 
28. What mountains run along California’s coastline?
29. From the top of which mountain range in the United States could you see the Arctic Ocean?
30. What volcano dominates the southern portion of the island of Hawaii?


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