Overview

What ocean is off the east coast? Who is our southern neighbor? What are the U.S. territories? Can you draw the Rocky Mountains on a map? In this lesson, students answer these questions and more as they learn the basics of United States geography.

Learning Objectives

  • Label major geographic features of the United States on a map
  • Identify the nations that share a border with the U.S., along with U.S. border states
  • Locate the U.S. capital and the capital of the student’s home state
  • Identify the five U.S. territories

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