Assess your students’ knowledge of the major rivers and mountains in the United States with a set of exit tickets.
United States Rivers and Mountains – Activities and Assessments
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 these exit tickets, students are tasked to
- Identify and locate major mountain regions in the United States
- Identify and locate major rivers in the United States
- Identify and locate major bodies of water in and around the United States
In addition to individual student work time, use these exit tickets as a:
- Social Studies activity
- Post-lesson assessment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
For students who need extra support, use these tickets 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.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse them.
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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