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will help your students learn the basics of each of the 50 states in a fun and interactive manner. Puzzles feature the name of the state, the capital, an outline map of the state, and the state flag all for matching. Students can then take them apart, mix them up, and work on correctly matching all 50 states, or complete them by regions. Answer keys are provided.
Latitude and longitude are used to find coordinates of states within the United States of America in . This printable resource includes some basic directions on how latitude and longitude are used and determined and then has students practice using latitude and longitude to locate a specific state within the United States on two different worksheets. Once students have practiced identifying states this way, the class can then play bingo with the enclosed bingo game using state latitude and longitudes. The students fill out a bingo sheet (included) with any of the fifty states and the teacher calls out a latitude and longitude using the enclosed 50 calling cards.
Finally, with the or , students research the United States to learn more about this great nation. It works well for a whole class activity or can be combined with a variety of other country mini books (available in my store) for differentiated instruction throughout your classroom. Younger students can use the first 7 pages and National Geographic for Kids to complete a mini book of facts, while older students can continue on through the additional pages to complete more research and learn additional details about their country of choice. QR Codes and website recommendations are included to help students with researching.
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