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U.S. Mountains and Rivers Worksheets

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 1 - 3

Locate rivers and mountains on a U.S. physical map with two labeling worksheets.

This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your geography or map lessons. It can be completed in pairs, small groups, or reviewed as a class.

Need U.S. Rivers and Mountains Map Activities?

The United States is a vast and beautiful continent, and young learners need to know more about the fantastic land features found in the United States. With this worksheet, students are tasked to label the major mountain ranges and rivers in the United States on a map.

  • Appalachian Mountains
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Sierra Nevada Mountains
  • Mississippi River
  • Missouri River
  • Rio Grande River
  • Ohio River
  • Colorado River
  • Hudson River

Two versions of the worksheet are included in the download. The first provides students with a word bank, and they must write the labels in their correct location. The second is a cut and paste worksheet.

For students who need extra support, use this worksheet as an intervention activity or with a guided small group. 

A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.  

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

Before You Download

Use the dropdown on the Download button to download the PDF or editable Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.


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