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North AmericaNorth America

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Where is North America?Where is North America?

North America is to the North America is to the north of South America.north of South America.

North America has the North America has the Pacific Ocean on the Pacific Ocean on the western side and the western side and the Atlantic Ocean on the Atlantic Ocean on the eastern side.eastern side.

The cold Arctic Ocean The cold Arctic Ocean is to the north of North is to the north of North AmericaAmerica

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Countries in North AmericaCountries in North America

USA (our country)USA (our country) CanadaCanada MexicoMexico Many other small Many other small

countriescountries

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People in North AmericaPeople in North America There are many different kinds of people living in North AmericaThere are many different kinds of people living in North America The first people in North America were called Native Americans or The first people in North America were called Native Americans or

American Indians. There are still Indians living in North America today.American Indians. There are still Indians living in North America today. All other people living in North America once came from other continentsAll other people living in North America once came from other continents People in North America have many different skin and hair colorsPeople in North America have many different skin and hair colors Most people in North America speak English, Spanish, or FrenchMost people in North America speak English, Spanish, or French

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Weather in North AmericaWeather in North America

The weather or climate The weather or climate in North America is in North America is very cold in the North very cold in the North like Canada, Alaska, like Canada, Alaska, and Greenlandand Greenland

The southern parts of The southern parts of North America like North America like Florida and Mexico are Florida and Mexico are much warmer because much warmer because they are closer to the they are closer to the equatorequator

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Animals in North AmericaAnimals in North America

One very special animal that lives in North One very special animal that lives in North America is the buffalo or bison. It lives on the America is the buffalo or bison. It lives on the flat prairie in the middle of North America.flat prairie in the middle of North America.

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Cool facts about North AmericaCool facts about North America North America is our home!North America is our home!

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Are you ready for a quiz?Are you ready for a quiz?

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1. Find North America1. Find North America

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2. What makes North America 2. What makes North America special?special?

A.A. It is hot all the timeIt is hot all the time

B.B. It is a very big It is a very big continentcontinent

C.C. We live thereWe live there

D.D. Nobody lives thereNobody lives there

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3. What ocean is this?3. What ocean is this?

A.A. Indian OceanIndian Ocean

B.B. Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean

C.C. Arctic OceanArctic Ocean

D.D. Pacific OceanPacific Ocean

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4. Where in North America do 4. Where in North America do buffalo or bison live?buffalo or bison live?

A.A. The cold northThe cold north

B.B. The warm southThe warm south

C.C. Buffalo do not live in North AmericaBuffalo do not live in North America

D.D. On the grassy plainsOn the grassy plains

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5. Which country is 5. Which country is notnot part of part of North America?North America?

A.A. USAUSA

B.B. MexicoMexico

C.C. ChinaChina

D.D. CanadaCanada

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6. Which person’s relatives do you 6. Which person’s relatives do you think lived in North America think lived in North America firstfirst??

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7. This is the state of Alaska, in 7. This is the state of Alaska, in northern part of North America. northern part of North America.

What would the weather or What would the weather or climate in Alaska be like?climate in Alaska be like?

A.A. HotHot

B.B. ColdCold

C.C. Sometimes hot and Sometimes hot and sometimes coldsometimes cold

D.D. There is no weather thereThere is no weather there

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8. Why do we have warm weather in 8. Why do we have warm weather in Florida and other southern parts of Florida and other southern parts of

North America?North America?

A.A. There are beaches in There are beaches in Florida and MexicoFlorida and Mexico

B.B. Oranges grow in the Oranges grow in the sunsun

C.C. We like warm weatherWe like warm weather

D.D. We are near the We are near the equatorequator

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9. Which North American country 9. Which North American country does this flag belong to?does this flag belong to?

A.A. MexicoMexico

B.B. USAUSA

C.C. CanadaCanada

D.D. North AmericaNorth America

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10. Which part of North America do 10. Which part of North America do we live in?we live in?

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