City of the Day - Daily Geography - US States and Capitals

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
Formats Included
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300 pages
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City of the Day US States and Capitals has everything you need to introduce and reinforce Geography and Writing Skills as a Daily Geography program.

Practice Daily or Weekly Geography skills

Learn the difference between City, State, Country, and Continent

Practice direction words (North, South, East, West)

Encourage correct sentence writing

Practice learning to answer a question using question words

Works great with a BOOK ATLAS or ONLINE MAP source.

Differentiation options included!

This Hands-On Geography Practice will have your students naming locations around the world with ease!

City of the Day works as a daily or weekly activity, a getting started or fast finisher activity or even as part of social studies and literacy centers. This packet includes everything you need to implement City of the Day in your classroom!

Included in this file -- Please see the preview for images of many of these items!!

  • All 50 US State Capitals with unique questions geared towards each city
  • Question Sheet for each city (Print or Project for student use)
  • Guided (Fill in the Blank Style) Answer Sheet (in 2 sizes - Full page and Half page)
  • Open Response (with printed questions) Answer Sheet (in 2 sizes - Full page and Half page)
  • Non-Specific City Answer Sheets (3 cities to a page or cut apart for individual answer sheets)
  • Four Different Grading Rubrics (2 options for grading a Single City, 1 option for grading multiple cities at once, and an easy check-list style grading to adapt to your own point or marking system)
  • Two City of the Day Display Options (Banner in full color, Single Poster Sheet in Color and Black and White)
  • 18 pages of teacher directions, suggestions for use and getting started lessons
  • Includes Getting Started Lessons for Book Atlas and Online Maps
  • City List Check Off Sheet (to help you keep track!)
  • Full Answer Keys to every question included in this City of the Day Packet
  • A blank sheet to print and write out your own City of the Day questions and answers (Note: This is NOT Editable in digital format, only for you to print, write one and copy for your students)

Students’ understanding of the world around them will increase by using City of the Day.

Students will practice correct sentence structure and correct copying of words, improving their overall ability to answer questions in any subject.

My full line of City of the Day products helps students develop world geography skills as they learn about cities and places all over the world!

**You WILL need to provide an Atlas or Online Maps for your students to use City of the Day. Maps are NOT included in this product.**


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Total Pages
300 pages
Answer Key
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.


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