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U.S. Map Test

By October 22, 2006

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This map test is cutely titled "Can You Pass the Third Grade?" The game involves dragging the name of each of the conterminous 48 U.S. states onto the appropriate location on an outline map of the U.S. The test is timed and scored. It's fun; good luck! (Thanks to GIS Pilot for the link.)


October 27, 2006 at 1:16 pm
(1) ed says:

I work really hard to teach my students that some states come in more than one part. Your map says it it wrong for a player to label the northern peninsula of Michigan as Michigan! Please correct this.

November 1, 2006 at 1:47 pm
(2) tammy says:

The comment “you have to ride the short bus” is insensitive and ignorant. You should change this.

November 1, 2006 at 2:05 pm
(3) Matt Rosenberg says:

Hi Tammy and Ed! You’re both right! However, the map test is not mine; I merely am linking to it.

November 8, 2006 at 12:18 am
(4) jeff says:

as an “Aussie”, what is a “short bus?”

November 4, 2007 at 2:29 pm
(5) matt says:

Says Maine is wrong too! I guess they aren’t smarter than a third grader. waste of time

January 3, 2008 at 6:21 pm
(6) ganny says:

the us state map is a great idea but the dragging does not work. so, this is discouraging for children. develop a us map where the children type in the state. grandma

September 10, 2008 at 2:46 am
(7) michelle says:

The creator of this test has failed third grade because
some of the states don’t drag and drop properly.

September 11, 2008 at 9:59 pm
(8) bla blabla says:

hi i always find mistakes and i really look at it this game who made i ll kill u if i find u

September 3, 2009 at 12:34 pm
(9) Mo says:

Are you smater than a third grader? The site doesn’t even work properly…..lame

February 12, 2010 at 5:29 pm
(10) Christina says:

I read all the negative comments. My husband and I love to do this test. It is so much fun and has a sense of humor. If you are light hearted, you will enjoy this test. Once we got the feel for it, we didn’t have any problems dragging. Thanks for posting it!

December 11, 2011 at 9:47 am
(11) crissyrenee says:

The link no longer takes you to the test. :(

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