This resource can be used when teaching the new Tennessee Social Studies standards on the New World. I like to use this as an interactive notebook activity. You can fill in with the students on the board, or they can do it as you teach the material in their notes. For lower level students, print off the answer key and have them highlight.
4.6 – Create a graphic organizer identifying the 5 different countries that influenced different regions of the present US at the time the New World was being explored, and describe how their influence can be traced to place names.