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Looking For a Fun and Creative Mini-Project?


This project includes 4 activities about ILLINOIS AND OTHER STATES that your students will love and is great for student engagement at all levels!

List of activities:

Activity #1:
Research - MY HOME Activity Fact Sheet - Graphic Organizer containing various facts and points of research for students to find and engage in.
The Fact Sheet Includes:
State Name
Highest Point
Fun Facts
Points of Interest
Neighboring States
…AND a beautiful hand drawing of the state in the middle!

Art - MY HOME Coloring Title Page – Includes accurate and artistic depictions of state symbols along with decorative map.
Writing – Topics provided tor various possible MY HOME writing assignments, both extended essays and short written responses.

Activity #2:
Writing activity designed to address both your Compare/Contrast Writing Standards and Argumentative Writing Standards. Multi-Differentiated Graphic Organizer Suitable for ALL LEVELS of WRITERS who you are looking to help express their thinking, Student Choice Component, Lends itself to great artistic tie-in ideas.

Activity #3: “Create your own State Flash Cards”- Students will use this template to create flashcards that show the location of the state within the United States on the front and on the back contain prompts for students to gather information about the state. They will then use them for various interactive activities as well as for quizzing one another and themselves on their knowledge of the great U., S., of A.!!!

Activity #4: The State Hint Game – Using the flashcards students created in Activity #3, they will use information on the back of the cards to give each other “Hints” about the state they are looking at creating a fun and engaging way for students to build their geographic knowledge bank.

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FOR EVERY 20 DOLLARS YOU SPEND IN MY STORE (does NOT need to be at once) you receive a FREE PRODUCT (worth up to 5 dollars) of your choice (BUNDLES ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS DEAL) in MY CRAZY COOL CLASSROOM STORE on TOP of your earned credits.
What you need to do?
1. Keep track of the amount of money you spend on your purchase in my store and YOU MUST SEND A FEEDBACK.
2. After you know you spent 20 dollars in CRAZY COOL CLASSROOM STORE AND SUBMITTED A FEEDBACK OF EACH PRODUCT YOU BOUGHT- You must send me an email with your name which correlates with your purchase history, so I will be able to check it in my purchase history and confirm.
3. Once confirmed you will get your free product of your choice via email in PDF form.


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I’m currently in the process of completing downloads for EVERY STATE in AMERICA! They will be available in my store soon so please check back and enjoy!

Note to my FUTURE followers: Please know I do NOT send out emails about giveaways and deals every day. You can expect an email from me around once a month. I know how annoying emails everyday can be, so please know that when you hear from me it s because I really have something great to share with my faithful shoppers!

PS: If you have any questions about my products please click on my store, go to the "ASK A QUESTION" location of the page and contact me! I will answer right away! I believe being connected to people who are interested in my products is very crucial for me and for you. In the end we all have the same goal - helping each other to grow as professionals and helping our students the best way we can.
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