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Cove Definition: Lesson for Kids

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What is the name of a landform that is a sheltered body of water with a restricted entrance?

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1. In order to be called a cove, a body of water has to be a certain size. They must be _____ feet across or less to be called a cove.

2. How are most coves formed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet allows you to measure your knowledge of coves. See if you know what they are, how they form and why people lived by them in ancient times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz/worksheet set to make sure you understand:

  • The maximum size of a cove
  • How coves are usually created
  • The reason ancient people lived near freshwater coves

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as the name given to a small sheltered body of water with only a small entrance
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as the Old English word cofa
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about how coves are often formed
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about what it takes for a body of water to be a cove and why ancient people used to live near them

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Cove Definition: Lesson for Kids to learn more about this coastal geographic feature. This lesson covers:

  • The way coves are commonly used today
  • Examples of real-life coves
  • The types of rocks coves are often found near
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