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Chapter 1: Our Nation's Geography

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Janine Sterner

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Chapter 1: Our Nation's Geography
Contiguous
Region
Relative Location
Continents
Population
Absolute Location
Lines of Latitude
Lines of Longitude
Parallels
Meridians
Vocabulary
Sharing a common border or being next to eachother.


Contiguous:
Which states are contiguous in the picture?
How is our state different than the other 49 in the United States of America?
What state do we live in?
Visual Clue
Region:
Visual Clue
is an area in which many
features are similar
What region is New Jersey part of?
Region:
Contiguous:
Visual Clue
Relative Location
Oakhurst New Jersey is relatively located next to what other area?
Relative Location:
The relative location of a place is where it is compared to other places.
http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/continentsoftheworld/preview.weml

Large Landmasses

How many continents are there? (look on page 18)

What continent do we live on?

What other countries are part of that continent? (p.19)
Continents:
Absolute Location
The exact location of a place
Lines that run East to West across on a map or globe
Lines of Latitude
Parallels
Lines of Longitude

Meridians
Lines that run North to South on a map or globe.
1. Forty-eight of the United States are _____________, or
next to each other (p.15).

2. The five regions of the United States are the: ______________, the ____________, the________________, the___________, and the _____________(p.15).

3. North America is one of Earth's seven largest landmasses, or ______________ (p.18).

4. In land area, ______________ is the largest country in North America (p.18).

5. Fewer people live in _____________ than in Mexico or the United States (p.18).

6. Mexico's capital, ______________ is one of the world's largest cities (p.19).

7. North America's three largest countries are _______________, ___________________, and __________________ (p.19).
1. Forty-eight of the United States
are _____________, or next to each other (p.15).
contiguous
2. The five regions of the United States are the: ______________, the ____________, the________________, the___________, and the _____________(p.15).
3. North America is one of Earth's seven largest landmasses, or ______________ (p.18).
4. In land area, ______________ is the largest country in North America (p.18).
5. Fewer people live in _____________ than in Mexico or the United States (p.18).
6. Mexico's capital, ______________ is one of the world's largest cities (p.19).
7. North America's three largest countries are _______________, ___________________, and __________________ (p.19).
west
Southwest
Midwest
Southeast
Northeast
continents
Canada
Canada
Mexico City
Canada
United States
Mexico
Graphic Organizers
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