Substantive Education

World Geography Homework Page

Here is the Schedule for the rest of the year.

Here are the States and their capitals in the order that we learned them in class.

Also the provinces and territories of Canada and geographical features that will be on this weeks test.

United States – Washington D.C.

Maine  – Augusta

New Hampshire – Concord

Vermont – Montpelier

Massachusetts – Boston

Rhode Island – Providence

Connecticut – Hartford

New York – Albany

Pennsylvania – Harrisburg

New Jersey – Trenton

Delaware – Dover

maryland – Annapolis

Virginia – Richmond

West Virginia – Charleston

Kentucky – Frankfort

Tennessee – Nashville

North Calrolina – Raleigh

South Caroling – Columbia

Georgia – Atlanta

Florida – Tallahassee

Alabama – Montgomery

Mississippi – Jackson

Lousisiana – Baton Rouge

Arkansas – LIttle Rock

Missouri – Jefferson City

Iowa – Des Moines

Minnesota – Saint Paul

Wisconsin Madison

Michigan – Lansing

Ohio – Columbus

Indiana – Indianapolis

Illinois – Springfield

North Dakota Bismark

South Dakota – Pierre

Nebraska – LIncoln

Kansas – Topeka

Oklahoma – Oklahoma City

Texas – Austin

New Mixico – Santa Fe

Colorado – Denver

Wyoming – Cheyenne

Montana – Helena

Idaho – Boise

Utah – Salt Lake City

Arizona – Phoenix

Nevada – Carson City

California – Sacramento

Oregon, Salem

Washington – Olympia

Hawaii, Honolulu

Alaska – Juneau

Canada – Ottawa

Yukon Territory

Northwest Territory

Nunavet

British Columbia

Alberta

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

Ontario

Newfoundland

Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

Prince Edward Island

Physical Features

Great Lakes

Lake Michigan

Lake Huron

Lake Superior

Lake Erie

Lake Ontario

Mississippi River

Atlantic Ocean

Pacific Ocean

Gulf of Mexico

Hudson Bay

Rocky Mountains

Appalachian Mountains

Great Central Plains

We have finished doing Central and South America and the test on these will be April 24th

April 24th – Test on South and Central America

May 1st – Learning the States and their capitals

May 8th – States and their capitals

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May 15th – Canada and Mexico

May 22nd – Test on North America

May 26th and 29th – Summary test. This is a summary of what we have learned all year. Students will be given a world map to work on and fill in all that they can without any outside helps. STudents will begin the test at my house on Tuesday May 26th, fill in what they can…then continue on Friday the 29th (and yes, I know this gives them time to study what they couldn’t remember on Tuesday…I’m good with that as they are studying and learning more.) On Friday they can work until they are happy with what they have completed…meaning they can go through the next class and later if they need.

Information for the test on South and Central America

South America

Venezuela, Caracas

Colombia, Bogota

Ecuador, Quito

Peru, Lima

Chile, Santiago

Argentina, Buenos Aires

Uruguay, Montevideo

Paraguay, Asuncion

Bolivia, La Paz and Sucre

Brazil, Brasililia

French Guiana, Cayenne

Suriname, Paramaribo

Guyana, Georgetown

Central America

Mexico, Mexico City

Belize, Belmopan

Guatemala, Guatemala City

Honduras, Tegucigalpa

El Salvador, San Salvador

Nicaragua, Managua

Costa Rica, San Jose

Panama, Panama

Physical Features to know.

Amazon River and The Amazon Basin

Falkland Islands

Galapagos Islands

Andes Mountains

Cape Horn

Atlantic Ocean

Pacific Ocean

Caribbean Sea

Here is the Europe list in the order that we are learning it…with the capitals. High Schoolers…you should know the capitals. You can also check here for the vocabulary words. I’ve included the 10 we have already learned and I’m adding 10 more.

  • Iceland, Reykjavik
  • Scotland, Edinburgh
  • England, London
  • Wales, London
  • Northern Ireland, Blefast
  • Ireland, Dublin
  • Norway, Oslo
  • Sweden, Stockholm
  • Finland, Helsinki
  • Russia, Moscow
  • Estonia, Tallin
  • Latvia, Riga
  • Lithuania, Vilnius
  • Kaliningrad, Moscow
  • Poland, Warsaw
  • Germany, Berlin
  • Denmark, Copenhagen
  • The Netherlands, Amsterdam
  • Belgium, Brussels
  • Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • France, Paris
  • Monaco, Monaco
  • Andorra, Andorra La Vella
  • Spain, Madrid
  • Portugal, Lisbon
  • Italy, Rome
  • Sicily, Rome
  • Sardinia, Rome
  • Corsica, Paris
  • Switzerland, Bern and Lausanne
  • Liechtenstein, Vaduz
  • Czech Republic, Prague
  • Slovakia, Bratislava
  • Austria, Vienna
  • Hungary, Budapest
  • Slovenia, Ljubijana
  • Croatia, Zagreb
  • Bosnia-Herzogovina , Zarajevo
  • Serbia, Belgrade
  • Montenegro, Belgrade
  • Macedonia, Skopje
  • Albania, Tirane
  • Greece, Athens
  • Turkey, Ankara
  • Bulgaria, Sofia
  • Romania, Bucharest
  • Moldova, Chisinau
  • Ukraine, Kiev
  • Belarus, Minsk
  • Vatican City, Vatican City
  • Malta, Valletta

The physical features in Europe that you need to know are as follows.

The Scandinavian Peninsula, Iberian Peninsula, Italian Peninsula, Balkan Peninsula

The Black Sea, The Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the English Channel, the Caspian Sea, The Mediterranian Sea, Aedgean Sea.

Volga River, the Danube River, The Thames river, Rhine river

Black Forest, Alps, Carpathian Mountains, Pyrenees mountains, the Apennines mountains.

Asia. Here is the list in the order we learned it.

Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE, Qutar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangledesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Mongolia, China, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, North korea, South Korea,

We will continue to work through Asia in December. Keep reviewing what we have covered so far.

Homework Due October 24th.

We will be having our test on Africa this Friday. Also country reports are due. You may do a poster or a paper, More details below.

Homework Due October 17.

We will be wrapping up Africa, our final test for Africa will be October 24th. For this test you won’t need to know just countries, but the other geographical features we have gone over as well. Knowing capitals will count as extra credit.

You were to pick a country to do a country report on earlier this month. We will be sharing those reports on October 24th. The easiest was to do the reports is to make me a poster on one of the countries. I know some of the kids like doing the large exhibit boards, and they are welcome to, but that is not mandatory. Some of the younger kids have asked if they could do a book, taking several construction paper pages and sewing them together and making a book about their country. That is fine as well. The point is to choose one country and go more in depth.

Homework Due Oct. 10 Study for quiz on countries in Africa.

Homework Due Oct. 3 Review what we have learned so far. Begin research on the country you have selected to do your report on.

Homework Due Sept. 26

Review what you have learned so far, and continue to review continents, seas etc.

Remember you will be doing a country report so choose a country in Africa you would like to know more about.

Homework Due Sept. 19. In class we are going to be working on the African continent. Review what we have learned so far, I would prefer you not get to ahead of us, but really work on knowing what we have done so far. Review the information on the whole world, seas, continents etc. It’s good to have an atlas to work from…if you have one bring it to class. You can also use the internet to do additional research and to help you find anything you are having trouble with.

Our first Country project will be on a country in Africa. Now would be a good time to start deciding on which country you want to study in more depth. If you have done a country report before on an African nation, pick a different one.

I’m waiting one more week to hand out the books for this class, so that I can get all of the orders in. Check with your parents that they have ordered and paid for your book so you can get it next week.

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