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Date
Assessment
Unit 1
Lesson 1
Check Understanding
Fill in the circle before the correct answer.
1. The eastern coast of the United States and Canada faces the
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D Gulf of Mexico
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2. Look at the map. What
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Answer the questions below.
4. How was the Grand Canyon formed? Who was the first to explore it?
5. Where are the Central Plains and the Great Plains located? Why are they
suitable for agriculture?
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UNIT 1 ASSESSMENT
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Name
Date
Assessment
Unit 1
Lesson 1
Vocabulary Review
tundra
Continental Divide
megalopolis
canyon
prairies
Complete each sentence with the correct word from the box
1. A
is a treeless plain.
2. A group of cities that have grown so close together they seem to form
one city is a
3.
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are flat, rolling lands covered with grass.
4. Rivers east of the
, an imaginary line in the
Rocky Mountains, drain into the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, and
the Gulf of Mexico.
5. A deep valley with steep sides is a
.
Answer the question below.
6. Write a paragraph describing the landforms of the United States
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and Canada. Use four vocabulary words from the box above in your
paragraph.
UNIT 1 ASSESSMENT
Name
Date
Assessment
Unit 1
Lesson 1
Reading Comprehension
Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow.
A plateau is a raised area of flat land. The Piedmont Plateau is located
between the Atlantic Coastal Plain and the Appalachian Mountains. It is
300 feet above sea level in the east. It is about 1,200 feet above sea level
in the west. Dairy farming and furniture industries are two important
activities in the Piedmont area. Most of the Ozark Plateau is located in
southern Missouri and northern Arkansas. It is about 500 feet above sea
level in the east. It is about 1,700 feet above sea level in the west. People
visit the many caves and large lakes found in the area.
1. What is the main purpose of this article?
A to tell the reader about landforms in the United States
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B to encourage people to visit the Piedmont Plateau
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C to compare two plateau regions in the United States
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D to explain what a plateau is
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2. In what way are the Piedmont and Ozark plateaus alike?
A in range of elevation
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B in their location
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C in their main industries
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D in their climate
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3. Imagine you have visited both the Piedmont and Ozark plateaus. Write a
paragraph comparing the two landforms.
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UNIT 1 ASSESSMENT
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Date
Assessment
Unit 1
Write About It
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• use facts and details to help the reader understand your points.
• use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.
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Write a letter to a friend who is about to visit New York. Compare the kinds
of landforms your friend could see on his or her visit. Tell where the
landforms are located. Tell what cities are near the landforms.
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