Sacramento Delta Lesson for Kids


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The Sacramento Delta is formed where the Sacramento Delta and the _____ River flow into the Pacific Ocean.

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1. The word ''delta,'' comes from the Greek letter ''delta.'' Deltas, like the Sacramento Delta, are shaped like a _____.

2. The Sacramento Delta is an unusual kind of delta. It's narrower near the coast and wider away from the coast. This type of delta is called a(n) _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you know about the Sacramento Delta? Find out with quiz questions on key topics like the area where the Sacramento Delta flows into the ocean and the shape of a delta.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Delta that's narrow near the coast and wider away from it
  • Uses of the Sacramento Delta
  • Name of the endangered fish in the delta

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the related lesson on the Sacramento Delta
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about a type of fish in the delta that is endangered
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about what the Sacramento Delta is used for and the way that a delta is shaped

Additional Learning

For more on this delta, you can review the lesson named Sacramento Delta Lesson for Kids. The following key points will be discussed:

  • How many species live in the Sacramento Delta
  • The way water moves in a delta
  • Definition of an estuary