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Vocabulary Unit 1: New Jersey’s Land and Early People Lesson 1: Where is New Jersey? ©Mrs. DeAmicis - 2009
See if you can correctly define the vocabulary terms for Unit 1 – Lesson 1
Try using the context clues in the sentences to come up with your own definitions.
sentence for continent The largest continent in the world is Asia.
definition of continent one of the seven largest land areas on Earth
sentence for relative location New Jersey’s relative location is between New York and Pennsylvania.
definition of relative location where a place is in relation to one or more other places on Earth.
Sentence for region The southern region of New Jersey is flat with sandy soil.
definition of region an area with features that set it apart from other regions.
Sententce for physical characteristic One of New Jersey’s physical characteristics is the Appalachian Mountains.
definition of physical characteristic a feature formed by nature, such as a landform, a body of water, or climate
sentence for urban The many tall buildings covered the skyline in this urban area.
definition of urban like, in, or of a city
sentence for suburb Collingswood is a suburb of Philadelphia.
definition of suburb a town or small city near a large city
I live in a rural community filled with farms and open land.
definition of rural like, in, or of the countryside
So, how did you do?
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