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Expansion of the United States Map Activity (Print and Digital)

History Gal
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6th - 10th, Homeschool
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51 slides and 8 pages
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  1. This bundle contains all of my map activities for U.S. History. Each set has a contains different versions to help meet the needs of all of your students and PowerPoints to help guide students through completing the map. As I create more maps for U.S. History, I will add to this bundle and the pri
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This map activity shows how the Unites States grew from 13 colonies to 50 states. Students will label the 50 states in the order that they joined the United States. Students will then color the map based on the time period that each state joined for a visual representation of the nation's growth. The included PowerPoint presentation shows students the location of each state to help them complete and color their map. Students can also complete the activity on their own without the PowerPoint.

What's included with the Print Versions:

*Blank map of the United States with a few questions for students to answer (2 pages; uneditable PDFs)

*Blank map of the United States without questions (2 pages; uneditable PDFs)

*Coloring Page with state names (1 page; uneditable PDFs)

*Coloring Page with state abbreviations (1 page; uneditable PDFs)

*Key (2 pages; uneditable PDFs)

*PowerPoint to show the location of each state (51 slides; uneditable)

What's included with the Digital Versions:

*Ancient Egypt map for students to label (students will drag labels to the correct spot on the map; PowerPoint & Google Slides versions; not editable)

*Online Map lets students test their knowledge of locations of states (internet connection is required to access, works on all browsers and with all devices, no account and no logins required, self-checking)

This download contains files that may be printed and copied or used digitally. Use whichever version fit best with your class. The other version remain yours in case you ever need to use them (in case your school makes the jump to 1:1 classes sometime in the future or if you have a student whose IEP requires a hard copy of assignments instead of digital ones).

You may put the materials in this file on a LMS for STUDENT USE that RESTRICTS access like Google Drive, Google Classroom, OneDrive, Edmodo, Canvas, etc. where students are either invited via an email address or log in with a user name and password. IT MAY NOT BE UPLOADED TO A CLASS WEBSITE UNLESS THE SITE IS RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH A LOGIN AND PASSWORD AND IT MAY NOT BE USED IN A COURSE ON OUTSCHOOL OR ANY SIMILAR PLATFORMS/MARKETPLACES.

Questions? Email me at andrea@musingsofahistorygal.com.

This zip file contains PDFs and PowerPoint files. The files are not editable.

***This resource is included in the following larger bundles:***

U.S. History Map Activities Bundle

U.S. History Mega Bundle: Exploration to Present


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