Study Guide World Map Assessment

Name _________________________________
Assessment Date _Friday 9/11/15 _________
Learning Target: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7: Integrate visual information (e.g., in
charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Study Guide
World Map Assessment
I. Label the following on your world map:
1. The 7 continents [North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Antarctica, Africa,
2. The 4 oceans [Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic]
3. Compass rose (NESW)
4. The equator
5. The Prime Meridian
6. Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Hemispheres
7. The following countries:
a. Egypt
b. Iraq
c. Greece
d. Italy
e. Israel
f. China
8. Issaquah, Washington
II. Answer the following questions:
1. What hemisphere do we live in?
a. Western
b. Eastern
c. Southern
2. What continent is China in?
3. Where in the world would you want to visit and why?
4. Why is it important to study geography?