Welcome to the Very Intelligent Pupil (V.I.P.) Club!
This club is designed for students who want to go “above and beyond” normal classroom expectations! To get started, choose any question below. You do not have to research questions in any particular order. You may find your answers using reference books or the following web sites. Your work may be done before and after school, during school breaks, or at home. When you feel you have mastered a question’s content, come see me before school, at recess time, or after school to tell or show me your answers, depending on the question. Answers must be memorized.
Each question answered correctly and in full earns one star. Once a student earns 16 stars, he/she becomes a member of the V.I.P. Club Hall of Fame. When students become members of the Hall of Fame, they will get their name placed on the V.I.P. Club board and will receive a special certificate at the end of the year!
Lifelong learning is our goal! Have fun and good luck!
The V.I.P. Club was inspired by Mrs. Renz’s Mastery Club. Thanks, Mrs. Renz!
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|1||Name the seven continents.||The Seven Continents
Name the Continents Game
|2||Name 15 world countries.||Countries of the World|
|3||Name 15 major world cities.||Latitude and Longitude of Major World Cities|
|4||Name 8 major world rivers.||Major World Rivers
Principal Rivers of the World
|5||Name five oceans + five other
major bodies of water.
|Oceans and Seas
All About Oceans and Seas
|6||Name ten large deserts.||Principal Deserts of the World
|7||Name ten major mountains
or mountain ranges.
|The Seven Summits
Mountains Homework Help
|8||Name ten large lakes in North America.||Large Lakes of the World|
|9||Name the 50 states.||Top 50 States
Alphabetical List of 50 States
|10||Label the 50 states on a map.||USA Map Jigsaw (States – Level One)
The USA Quiz
|11||Name the 13 colonies.||Interactive 13 Colonies
13 Colonies Map/Quiz
|12||Name ten Native American tribes.||American Indian Tribes
Selected American Indian Tribes
|13||Name the four regions of California and
their natural resources.
|Welcome to California’s Regions
Use your textbook!
|14||Name five California explorers and list at
least one major accomplishment of each.
|Early California Explorers
|15||Name ten California tourist attractions.||Top 10 Tourist Attractions
|16||Name ten California state parks.||Find a Park|
|17||Name the following California state symbols:
tree, rock, mineral, flower, animal, fossil, colors,
nickname, motto, and Gold Rush Ghost Town.
|State Symbols and Emblems
History and Culture – State Symbols
|18||Name 15 of the 21 California missions.||The California Missions
The California Missions Trail
|19||Name ten major California cities.||USA: California (Principal Cities)|
|20||Name ten California counties and label
them on a map.
|California County Selection Map|
|21||Name the current California governor and
|Office of the Governor
Senators of the 111th Congress
|22||Name the three branches of government and
what they do.
|Branches of Government
The Three Branches of Government
|23||Name the ten most recent presidents, in order.||White House 101|
|24||Name, in order, the ten countries with the
largest populations of people.
|Top 100 Most Populous Countries|
|25||Name the seven wonders of the ancient world.||The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
|26||Name the planets in order, starting
at the sun.
|27||Name eight star constellations.||The Stars Tonight
|28||Name eight types of clouds.||Cloud Types!|
|29||Name the order of the colors
of the rainbow.
|Stuff in the Sky|
|30||Name and describe the four stages of the water
|Study Jams! – Water Cycle|
|31||Name ten types of rocks.||If Rocks Could Talk|
|32||Name, in order, the ten minerals listed
on the Mohs’ Hardness Scale.
|33||Name ten chemicals and their chemical
|Setting the Periodic Table|
|34||Label ten major bones of the skeleton.||Human Skeleton|
|35||Label ten major organs of the body.||Human Anatomy – Organs
Know Your Body
|36||Name five inventors and their inventions.||Invent Now – Hall of Fame|
|37||Draw and label the process of
|Photosynthesis – Kids Corner
Photosynthesis – Fact Monster
|38||Label the layers of Earth, in order, and
describe their properties.
Structure of the Earth
|39||List, describe, and give an example of each of
the three states of matter.
|Study Jams! – Solids, Liquids, Gases
What Are the Three States of Matter?
|40||List five types of simple machines and give
an example of each.
Simple Machines – MIKids
|41||Name, in order, the processes of the scientific
The Scientific Method
|42||Name and describe the four types of volcanoes.||Volcanoes
Types of Volcanoes
|43||Name four types of severe weather and describe
|44||Name, in order, the eight phases of the moon.||Lunar Phase
Phases of the Moon
|45||Label the new food pyramid.||The Food Guide Pyramid|
|46||Name five things magnets attract and five things
they don’t attract.
|47||Name three of each: herbivores, omnivores,
|Herbivores, Omnivores, Carnivores
Animal Diet Game
|48||Explain the definition of sound.||What is Sound?|
|49||Name and describe five different types of
|Types of Dinosaurs|
|50||Give a definition of agriculture and describe
how it affects you every day.
|Just for Kids – Agriculture|
|51||Give 2 examples each: alliteration, personification,
simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.
|52||Name 10 nouns and 10 verbs.||Grammar Gorillas|
|53||Name 10 adverbs and 10 adjectives.||Adverb / Verb
What is the Difference?
|54||Name 10 prepositions and 10 conjunctions.||Prepositions
|55||Name 10 famous authors and a book they wrote.||Authors
Famous Children’s Authors
|56||Count 1-20 in Spanish.||Spanish Numbers 1-20|
|57||Use a thesaurus to find and write down
antonyms for 15 words.
|58||Use a thesaurus to find and write down
synonyms for 15 words.
|59||List six literary genres and give an example of each.||Literary Genres|
|60||List and explain the six elements of a short story.||Short Story Elements|
|61||List and explain the structure of a story.||Parts of a Story|
|62||Choose 15 often misspelled words and copy them
10 times each.
|100 Most Often Misspelled Words|
|63||Name 10 prefixes and what they represent.||Prefixes|
|64||Name 10 suffixes and what they represent.||Suffixes|
|65||Write 15 fact families for multiplication and
|Fact Family Cards
Fact Family II
|66||Draw a clock using Roman Numerals.||Roman Numerals|
|67||Name five famous mathematicians.||Famous Mathematicians|
|68||Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital letters
of the alphabet.
|The Symmetry of Capital Letters
|69||Explain mean, median, mode, range.||Mean, Median, Mode, and Range|
|70||Draw and label a place value chart ranging from
billions to ten thousandths.
|Place Value Chart|
|71||Correctly complete five problems from Ms. York
that involve multiplying two-digit numbers by
|Multiplication: 3 Digit Numbers
|72||Identify and describe a variety of polygons
drawn by Ms. York.
|Types of Polygons
|73||Correctly complete five problems from Ms. York
that involve the division of decimals.
|74||Find the area of a complex shape given to
you by Ms. York.
|Area in Odd Shapes and Places|
|75||Correctly complete five problems from Ms. York
that involve conversion between inches, feet, and
yards and centimeters, decimeters, and meters.
How to Convert Measurements
|76||Describe the meaning of an exponent and
solve three problems that involve them.
|A Maths Dictionary for Kids|
|77||Read an analog (round) clock; tell time.||Telling Time|
|78||Correctly complete five problems from Ms. York that
involve conversion between fractions, decimals, and
|Decimals, Fractions, and Percentages
|79||Write a career starting with each letter of the
|On your own.|
|80||Name ten items that can be easily recycled.||Can It Be Recycled? (be sure to
click on each item)
|81||Name one birthstone for each month.||Birthstones|
|82||Name twelve different musical instruments.||Your World Instruments
Different Types of Musical Instruments
|83||Name ten colleges and their states.||US Universities, by State|
|84||Name ten National Parks.||US National Park Service|
|85||List ten ways that kids can help save the earth.||100 Ways.pdf|
- How All 50 States Got Their Names (mentalfloss.com)