Continents
Vocabulary
Which direction?
Map Reading Skills
Where Am I?
100

Which continent is this?

North America

100

What is a very dry area of land, such as the Sahara? 

Desert

100

Which direction is South America FROM North America? 

South / Southwest

100

If you're having trouble figuring out what the symbols on a map represent where would you look?

Key / Legend

100

What planet do you live on?

Earth

200

Which continent is this? 

South America

200

What is a raised area or mound of land?

 

Hill

200

Which direction is Europe FROM Africa? 

North 

200

Traditionally, what represents a city on a map? 

A black dot

200

What continent do you live on?

North America

300

Which continent is this?

Africa

300

What is a body of land that is surrounded by water on three sides?

 

Peninsula

300

Which direction is Antarctica FROM Asia?

South 

300

What is a circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or chart?  

Compass Rose

300

What country do you live in?

United States of America

400

Which continent is this?

Asia

400

What is a large, flat area of land that is higher than the surrounding land?

 

Plateau

400

Which direction is the Atlantic Ocean FROM North America? 

East

400

What type of map would you use if you wanted to see landforms and bodies of water of an area? 

Physical map

400

What state do you live in?

South Carolina

500

Which continent is this?

Europe

500

What is a long, narrow sea inlet that is bordered by steep cliffs? 

Fjord

500

Which direction is the Indian Ocean FROM Australia?

West

500

What type of map would you use if you wanted to see countries, states, cities, and capitals? 

Political map
500

What is the address of the school you attend, including the zip code?

1010 West Greene Street

Cheraw, South Carolina 29520

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