Today students were introduced to an exciting opportunity to test their Canadian geography skills. This challenge is entirely optional and aimed at students in Grades 4-6. Should they decide to, students will take a quiz about Canadian geography and the highest scorer per grade level will be chosen. Then, each of those students compete against one another and a school champion will be chosen. Each participant received a certificate and the school champion receives a medal and a year long subscription to Canadian Geographic magazine.
The test must be completed before March 1st, so there is plenty of time to practice. Students who are interested in signing up should tell me by Tuesday, November 18th. Then, I will ensure that they are provided with sample questions.
More details: http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/challenge/challenge.asp .