Do I have the continent that my country isassociated with? Do I have surrounding countries listed? Do I have at least 5 cities listed? Do I have what hemisphere my country is in?
Do I have the name of my capital city? Do I have any important facts about mycapital city?
Do I have all of the following identified◦ Mountains◦ Deserts◦ Rainforests◦ Forests◦ Plateaus◦ Valleys◦ Depressions◦ Highlands◦ lowlands
Do I have all of the following listed◦ Oceans◦ Bays◦ At least 5 lakes/rivers◦ Seas-waterfalls
Do I have all natural resources listed Do I have any uses for the natural resourcesthat they have?
Do I have the average temperature Do I have seasons listed? Do I have types of weather they experience?◦ Rain◦ Snow◦ Sunshine◦ Monsoons◦ Tornadoes◦ Etc.
Do I have the current leaders listed? Do I have the titles of the leaders? Do I have their role (job) in government? Any past important leaders-Why?
What are the colors of the flag? Why are they those colors? What symbols are used◦ Why?◦ When was the flag introduced◦ By who?
What type of government do they have◦ Were there any changes to their government sincetheir country was introduced?
What goods/services are brought into thecountry?◦ From what countries? Do they have a good/bad economy?◦ Why?
What types of goods/services do they export?◦ to what countries?◦ Is their economy good/bad? Why?
What type of currency do they have What does it look like? How does it compare to US currency What denominations (like U.S. is 1 cent, 5cent, etc.) do they come in? When did they start using currency?
What food dishes are native to your country?◦ Describe the foods that are native. (What is init, what does it taste like, what type of food is it-dessert, cookies, dinner)Is it served at a special time of year?
What language(s) do they speak? Do they normally speak more than onelanguage? What is something said in their nativelanguage?
What city is the largest (has the most people)? What is the current population?
What type(s) of religion are practiced in yourcountry? What special religious holidays to theycelebrate? Are there any special religious traditions thatare practiced in your country?
What do people do for entertainment? Are there any famous artists that come fromyour country?◦ What are they famous for?
What holidays and celebrations are celebratedin your country?◦ Describe them.
What types of sports are popular in yourcountry?◦ If it is not a sport we know about, describe it.◦ What types of things do people do for leisure Swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountainclimbing, etc.
What ages do children go to school◦ What does a school day look like Are they at school all day? What subjects do they study
What do children do for fun in your country?◦ Games they play◦ Sports they participate in?◦ Do they have electronics (i.e. t.v./ video games?)
What kinds of chores do children have to do? What kind of chores do you have to do? How are they similar/different? Do they spend more time doing chores thandoing leisure activities?