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1 Do Now… On a new notesheet, list all of the Physical Features you can think of that are found in the United States. (List at least 5)

2 Political and Physical Map of Western Europe What does everything look like? SS6G8 The student will be able to locate selected features of Europe. the Danube River, Rhine River, Volga River, English Channel, Mediterranean Sea, European Plain, the Alps, Pyrenees, Ural Mountains, Iberian Peninsula, and Scandinavian Peninsula, Strait of Gibraltar.

3 How can I label features on political and physical maps? Locate each Country Locate each Country Draw blue lines to represent rivers and bodies of water. Draw blue lines to represent rivers and bodies of water. Make pointed shapes to represent mountains and mountain ranges Make pointed shapes to represent mountains and mountain ranges DO NOT COLOR IN ANY OTHER LANDFORMS OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED DO NOT COLOR IN ANY OTHER LANDFORMS OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED Make sure you label each physical landform and body of water Make sure you label each physical landform and body of water

4 Please take out your Map Worksheet

5 POLITICAL MAP OF EUROPE

6 Physical Map of Europe

7 Danube River

8 On your notesheet complete these assignments: *Use adjectives to write a short paragraph describing what the area around the Danube River looks like. *What countries do the Danube run through?

9 Rhine River Rhine River

10 Volga River

11 Compare and Contrast On your notesheet use a three circle Venn Diagram and compare and contrast the 3 rivers

12 Ural Mountains

13 Pyrenees Mountains

14 Alps Mountains

15 Compare and Contrast On your notesheet use a three circle Venn Diagram and compare and contrast the 3 mountains.

16 European Plain Where most of the crops are grown Where most of the crops are grown

17 Analyze Use the pictures of the European Plains to explain why most of the crops are grown in this area and not in other areas such as the mountains.

18 Iberian Peninsula

19 Scandinavian Peninsula

20 English Channel Separates the United Kingdom from Mainland Europe Separates the United Kingdom from Mainland Europe

21 Mediterranean Sea The largest inland sea in the world. It takes 100 years for the water in this sea to circulate. The largest inland sea in the world. It takes 100 years for the water in this sea to circulate.

22 Strait of Gibraltar What two continentals can be seen on this map?

23 Analyze What is the relationship between the Mediterranean Sea and the Strait of Gibraltar? What is the relationship between the Mediterranean Sea and the Strait of Gibraltar?

24 Assessment 1. What river runs from the Black Sea west into Germany? A.Rhine River B.Danube River C.Colorado River D.English Channel

25 Assessment 2. What river runs from the English Channel east to Switzerland? A. Colorado River B.Danube River C. Rhine River D.English Channel

26 Assessment 3. What two Physical Features are found in Russia? A. The Ural Mountains and the Volga River B. The Pyrenees and The English Channel C. The Mediterranean and the European Plain D.The Alps and the Rhine River

27 Critical Thinking Why do you think that the areas along the coast of the countries that border a body of water are more populated than inland areas? (Answer on your notesheet.)

28 TOTD On your notesheet list: 3 - Mountains 2 – Peninsulas 1 – Narrow body of water


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