Apply knowledge of the major U.S. rivers, mountains, and land features with a matching worksheet.
This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your geography or maps lessons. It can be completed in pairs, small groups or reviewed as a class.
U.S. Mountains and Rivers – Worksheets in a Snap!
The United States is a vast and beautiful continent, and young learners need to know more about the amazing land features found in the United States. With this worksheet, students are tasked to match terms and descriptions of the following United States land features:
- Death Valley
- Appalachian Mountains
- Rocky Mountains
- Great Lakes
- Mississippi River
- Grand Canyon
- Great Plains
- Rio Grande
- The Continental Divide
In addition to individual student work time, use this land features worksheet as a:
- Social Studies review activity
- Post-lesson assessment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
- Substitute Lesson Plan
For students who need extra support, use this worksheet as an intervention activity or with a guided small group.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
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