1 Daily Geography Grade 4 Glenwood Elementary School Name Class
2 Grade 4 Week 1 1. Where would a person look on a map to find out what the symbols mean? 2. How many states are there in the United States? 3. Which is the largest ocean in the world? The smallest? 4. Look at a map and find a lake. Now define lake in your own words. 5. Des Moines is to Iowa as is to Oregon. 6. Which state is farther north, Louisiana or New Mexico? 7. On a map, a black dot is usually a symbol for a. 8. How many states border Lake Erie? What are their names?
3 Grade 4 Week 2 1. What are the seven continents of the world? 2. What is the map symbol for a national capital? 3. In what state does the Mississippi River flow into the Gulf of Mexico? 4. What ocean is west of North America and South America? 5. Which state has a longer border with Canada, New York or Montana? 6. What color on a map would seem to be better for farmland, blue or green? 7. What river forms the boundary between Texas and Mexico? 8. Place the four cardinal directions on the compass rose.
4 Grade 4 Week 3 1. What imaginary line is halfway between the North and South Poles? 2. What state is just east of Colorado and just north of Oklahoma? 3. Define the word map in your own words? 4. What is the only Great Lake that is completely within the United States? 5. What major river flows into the Mississippi River just north of St. Louis, Missouri? 6. What is the capital of Texas? 7. Which state has more land area, Iowa or New Hampshire? 8. What is the capital of Maryland?
5 Grade 4 Week 4 1. Which continent, South America or Africa, is closer to the Arctic Ocean? 2. Is the United States in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere? 3. The following are the four largest countries in the world: (1) Russia (2) Canada (3) China (4) United States. On which continent can they each be found? (1) (2) (3) (4) 4. What is the name of the large island just south of Florida? 5. What two oceans do not touch Australia? 6. Which of the Great Lakes is farthest east? 7. What does a star on a map usually mean? 8. Which continent is larger in land area, Europe or Asia?
6 Grade 4 Week 5 1. Which three states come together where the Ohio River joins the Mississippi River? 2. What is the capital of Kentucky, the state known for its bluegrass? 3. In which ocean could you go swimming if you were in California? 4. On a map, what do the black lines between the states usually represent? 5. Which three bodies of water border South America? 6. What is the capital of South Carolina? 7. Which of the four Great Lakes touches the state of Michigan? 8. Which of the four oceans does not touch the continent of North America?
7 Grade 4 Week 6 1. Which is larger in land area, China or Russia? 2. What natural feature forms Arkansas eastern border? 3. What is the city, located on the Hudson River, that is the capital of the state of New York? 4. What is the name of the imaginary line that divides Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres? 5. Which state would have a warmer climate, Montana or Florida? Why? 6. Which two oceans touch the continent of Europe? 7. Look at a map and find an island. Now define island in your own words. 8. Name the two countries located in South America that rank among the ten largest in the world.
8 Grade 4 Week 7 1. Which is larger in land area, California or Missouri? 2. In what state are you probably located if you can see both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean? 3. What is the capital of Georgia, the state known as the Peach State? 4. Which state is directly north of Hawaii? 5. On a map, the blue line is usually a symbol for a. 6. What are the only two continents totally north of the equator? 7. Name the four oceans of the world. 8. Which ocean borders Florida on three sides?
9 Grade 4 Week 8 1. Which continent extends farther south, Australia or South America? 2. Carson City is the capital of what state? 3. Which continent is just south of Italy and Greece? 4. On a map, what do the black dots usually represent? 5. Which continent is smaller in land area, Europe or Australia? 6. In general, which state would have the coldest weather: Montana, Georgia, or Oklahoma? 7. Which states would you pass through if you wanted to travel by car from Dallas, Texas, to Los Angeles, California, using the shortest route? 8. Is the Arctic Ocean larger than the Indian Ocean?
10 Grade 4 Week 9 1. What country lies to the east of Alaska? 2. What is the capital of Nebraska, the state known as the Corn Husker State? 3. If you traveled south from South America, what is the next continent you would reach? 4. Which ocean is off the east coast of the United States? 5. Is South America north of the equator, south of the equator, or both north and south of the equator? 6. Are the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern U.S. or the western U.S.? 7. What is the only state bordered by two oceans? 8. Which of the following is not a state: Missouri, Idaho, or Chicago?
11 Grade 4 Week Which two continents form one large landmass? 2. What do colors other than blue often show on a map? 3. What is the capital of New Jersey, the state with the motto Liberty and Prosperity? 4. The Indian Ocean touches which four continents? 5. What country forms most of the northern border of the United States? 6. Is China north or south of the equator? 7. Which would take longer, to travel by car from South Dakota to Canada or from South Dakota to Indiana? 8. Which is larger, the Indian Ocean or the Atlantic Ocean?
12 Grade 4 Week Name the five Great Lakes? 2. What is the name of the city that is the capital of Washington? 3. What state has the longest border on the Atlantic Ocean? 4. Which is farther, Nevada to Wyoming or Colorado to Illinois? 5. Through what oceans does the equator pass? 6. Use the cardinal directions to describe the location of the state of Ohio in relation to its surrounding states and Lake Erie? 7. Which would take longer, to travel from St. Louis, Missouri, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, or St. Louis, Missouri, to Miami, Florida? 8. What are the world s four oceans?
13 Grade 4 Week Why is Washington, D.C., a special city? 2. Which two oceans touch the continent of Africa? 3. How many states in the United States are north of the equator? 4. Through which continents does the equator pass? 5. Which four states meet at a common corner? 6. What direction is West Virginia from South Carolina? 7. What mountain range runs from the St. Lawrence Gulf in Canada to the state of Alabama? 8. What kinds of animals usually live in the areas often represented by blue on the map?
14 Grade 4 Week What is the capital of the state that borders Kansas to the south? 2. Name five of the ten states that share a land border with Canada. 3. Name the three states that touch California? 4. What is the only direction in which you can travel from the North Pole? 5. What direction is the equator from the South Pole? 6. Are there more mountain ranges or continents in the world? 7. Which one of the states shares its name with one of the Great Lakes? 8. Which is larger, Lake Superior or Lake Erie?
15 Grade 4 Week What is the capital of West Virginia, the state known as the Mountain State? 2. Which continents does the Pacific Ocean touch? 3. Which state borders Wisconsin to the north? 4. What river forms the border between the states of Arizona and California? 5. Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States, is located in Oregon. What is the capital of Oregon? 6. Name three states on the east coast of the United States? 7. In what state are the Everglades located? 8. What is the northernmost place on Earth called?
16 Grade 4 Week Which two oceans touch Australia? 2. What is the capital of the state whose neighbors are Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana? 3. Is most of South America north or south of the equator? 4. Which of the following is not a state: Idaho, India, Iowa, Illinois? 5. If you traveled from North America to Europe, would you have to cross the equator? 6. On which continent is the South Pole located? 7. What is the city, located on the Mississippi River, that is the capital of Louisiana? 8. Name the four states that border Mexico?
17 Grade 4 Week What continent is farthest south of the equator? 2. What is the longest river in the longest river in the United States? 3. What is the only state in the United States that is made up of islands? 4. Which two Great Lakes border Wisconsin? 5. Which is farther, Illinois to Ohio or California to Texas? 6. What is the name of the large body of water separating North and South America from Europe and Africa? 7. In which of the following states is the Continental Divide located: New Mexico, Louisiana, or New York? 8. Which capital is farther north Salt Lake City, Utah, or Carson City, Utah?
18 Grade 4 Week Name the three oceans that border the continent on which you live. 2. What state has Cheyenne as its capital? 3. What direction is Lake Ontario from Lake Michigan? 4. What state is west of the Mississippi River and just south of Missouri? 5. Would you find more mountains in the eastern or western part of Montana? 6. Which state has a larger area, Delaware or Hawaii? 7. What is the capital of the only state that is cut in two by one of the Great Lakes? 8. The Atlantic Ocean touches which five continents?
19 Grade 4 Week Which ocean is east of where you live? 2. Which state is farther east, Indiana or Tennessee? 3. Which state has more land area, New York or Texas? 4. Springfield is to Illinois as is to Arizona. 5. Name the states in the United States that have the Pacific Ocean as a border? 6. If you were walking north, which way would you turn if you wanted to go west? 7. Which is larger, the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific Ocean? 8. Which continent is cut almost in half by the equator?
20 Grade 4 Week Explain the purpose of a key on a map. 2. What is the capital of the state that shares its long southern border with Texas? 3. What color is shown the most on a map of the world? 4. What state is between Mississippi and Georgia? 5. What river forms the border between Indiana and Kentucky? 6. What does green on a map usually mean, water or land? 7. Name at least three bodies of water that touch the United States. 8. What two countries border the United States?
21 Grade 4 Week Are the Rocky Mountains located in the eastern or western part of the United States? 2. Which state has the larger land area, Minnesota or Iowa? 3. Which continent is closer to Africa, North America or South America? 4. Is most of the United States in the Eastern Hemisphere or the Western Hemisphere? 5. Which of the five Great lakes is farthest west? 6. Which state is farthest north, Wyoming or South Dakota? 7. In which states is the Smoky Mountains National Park located? 8. If you are in Dallas, Texas, in which direction would you need to travel in order to reach the equator?
22 Grade 4 Week List the states in the United States that border Mexico. 2. Is the state of Mississippi east or west of the Mississippi River? 3. Which river serves as part of Oklahoma s southern border? 4. What is the name given to a body of land with water surrounding it? 5. In which direction would you go to travel from Colorado to West Virginia? 6. What is the state with the largest land area? 7. What is the capital of the state that shares the longest border with Nevada? 8. What is the only ocean that does not extend both north and south of the equator?
23 Grade 4 Week What capital city is farthest east, Springfield, Illinois, or Montgomery, Alabama? 2. What river is the western border of the state of Illinois? 3. Name the four states that border Lake Michigan. 4. Which state is just north of Pennsylvania? 5. Is the United States in the Northern Hemisphere or the Southern Hemisphere? 6. In which direction would you head if you wanted to travel from Texas to South Dakota? 7. Is a country always larger than a state? 8. What is the name of the ocean between Africa and Australia?
24 Grade 4 Week Is a state s capital city always the largest city in the state? 2. To which continent does Greenland belong? 3. How many states in the United States touch at least one other state? 4. What direction is New Hampshire from Connecticut? 5. Which of the following states is not bordered by the Atlantic Ocean: New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania? 6. What direction would you be going if you were traveling from Georgia to Mississippi? 7. Which state has more land area, Idaho or Maine? 8. Name the state and country that are just west of Texas.
25 Grade 4 Week Which continent is north of South America? 2. What is the name of the large body of water that is south of Louisiana and west of Florida? 3. Which state is just east of Connecticut? 4. Which country is larger in area, the United States or Canada? 5. In which state are the Green Mountains located? 6. If you were to travel by airplane from Sacramento, California, to Denver, Colorado, what states would you probably fly over? 7. What is the continent on which the Netherlands and Belgium are located? 8. British Columbia is just north of which state?
26 Grade 4 Week Which three continents does the Arctic Ocean touch? 2. On a map, what color would be more likely to be used to show mountains: dark brown or blue? 3. If you traveled from Oregon to Wyoming, what direction would you be going? 4. Name the island in North America that is part of Denmark? 5. Name the four oceans of the world? 6. In which state does the Mississippi River begin? 7. How many states are there in the United States? 8. Is Alabama north or south of Tennessee?
27 Grade 4 Week What country is between Canada and Mexico? 2. Which of the seven continents has the largest land area? 3. Which of the following is not a state: New Jersey, Los Angeles, Mississippi? 4. On most maps, what color is used to show water? 5. What is the capital of Georgia? 6. If on a map, 1 inch equals 100 miles, how many inches would it take to show 500 miles? 7. Which state is farther north, Washington or Oregon? 8. Which state is just west of Alabama?
28 Grade 4 Week What direction is Idaho from Arizona? 2. List the seven continents of the world. 3. Which 3 oceans border the United States? 4. What imaginary line divides Earth into a Northern and Southern Hemisphere? 5. In which direction would you go to get from Jackson, Mississippi, to Montgomery, Alabama? 6. Which of the following is not a state: Iowa, Indianapolis, Idaho, Illinois? 7. What is the name of the state that is just south of New Hampshire? 8. Name the four states that surround the state of Mississippi?
29 Grade 4 Week In which direction would you go to get from Carson city, Nevada, to Denver, Colorado? 2. What two states between Georgia and Virginia border the Atlantic Ocean? 3. Which state has a desert, Alabama or Arizona? 4. What do Huron, Erie, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior all have in common? 5. Which ocean borders the mainland United States to the east? 6. In which direction would you go to get from Washington, D.C. to Indiana? 7. What continent is just north of Egypt? 8. Which distance is farther, California to Utah or California to Colorado?
30 Grade 4 Week Which state is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean? 2. What is the name of the lake north of Wisconsin that is the second largest lake in the world? 3. What country would you be in if your were to travel west from northern Maine? 4. On a map, ½ inch equals 100 miles. The state of Wisconsin is about 1 ½ inches long. How many miles would this be? 5. Which state is closer to the North Pole, Wyoming or Ohio? 6. Not including Minnesota and Louisiana, there are twenty-six states east of the Mississippi River. How many states are west of the river? 7. Which animal would probably be found closer to the equator, the llama or northern South America or the panda of northern Asia? 8. If you were attending a home game of the San Francisco giants, in what state would you be?
31 Grade 4 Week Name at least four states that border the Mississippi River? 2. Which is farther east, North Dakota or North Carolina? 3. What is the only state in the United States that is located outside of the North American continent? 4. What three continents surround the Mediterranean Sea? 5. What state borders Montana, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska and South Dakota? 6. On what continent are France and Switzerland located? 7. What direction would you have to travel if you lived in Ohio and wanted to visit your aunt in Illinois? 8. What state borders Tennessee to the east?
32 Grade 4 Week If you were at the North Pole, would you be in an Arctic or Antarctic region? 2. What direction is New Mexico from Arizona? 3. Which state is larger in size, Delaware or Vermont? 4. Using cardinal directions, describe the location of Colorado in relation to its surrounding states. 5. Which state borders Georgia to the west? 6. Find the name of a large river in southern Idaho. 7. Which state is farther north, Wisconsin or Minnesota? 8. Name at least two South American countries whose national capitals are located on an ocean.
33 Grade 4 Week Name at least three things Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia have in common. 2. In which part of the United States is Kansas located east, west or central? 3. Name two states that are on opposite coasts. 4. Which state that borders Kansas has many high mountains? 5. What is the last state the Mississippi River flows through before it enters the Gulf of Mexico? 6. Which continent is just south of most of Europe? 7. A very dry area where few plants can grow is called a. 8. Do the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel farther when the play the Texans in Houston, or the Cowboys in Dallas? (Assume the Buccaneers are starting from Tampa.)
34 Grade 4 Week Look at the colors on the key of an elevation map of the United States. Which mountains are higher, the Rocky Mountains or the Appalachian Mountains? 2. Which states border Lake Erie? 3. Why don t many people live in desert climates? 4. Which state borders Lake Ontario to the south? 5. Which foreign country borders North Dakota? 6. What river serves as part of the southern border of Washington? 7. In which state is each of the following cities located: Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, Miami? 8. Name two complete continents located south of the equator?
35 Grade 4 Week How many states border Lake Huron? 2. Which state is farther west, Oregon or Utah? 3. What is the capital of the state that is make up of several islands? 4. Which gulf does Texas border? 5. Which state is between Texas and Kansas? 6. Which is the northernmost state? 7. Which state borders both Minnesota and Michigan? 8. What is the capital of the state that borders only one other state?
36 Grade 4 Week What four states border Montana? 2. What is the capital of the only state that touches the western border of the Oklahoma Panhandle? 3. What large body of water borders Oregon to the west? 4. What direction is Lake Superior from Lake Michigan? 5. What two continents have the Atlantic Ocean as their western border? 6. What two continents have the Atlantic Ocean as their western border? 7. Through which three South American countries does the equator pass? 8. Which country borders Arizona to the south?
37 Grade 4 Week Are temperatures generally colder or warmer as you get closer to the equator? 2. In what state is the Great Salt Lake located? 3. What is the capital of Alaska, the state with the highest mountain peak in all of North America? 4. If you are facing toward the North Pole, would east be to your left or to your right? 5. Which northeastern state forms a large cape into the Atlantic Ocean? 6. Which state has a longer border with the Atlantic Ocean, South Carolina or Florida? 7. What river forms the border between Arizona and California? 8. What river forms the southern boundaries of Ohio and Indiana?