Have your students travel this United States with this unit!
They will create their luggage that will be useful when they are U.S.A Information Specialists. You will provide them with a Travel Guide, Boarding Passes, and Note Cards for their adventure across the United States.
Included in this 120 page Unit:
Teacher Notes (Suggestions for Use of the Unit)
50 States Comprehension Read and Response Sheets
Passage written about each state in the country providing geographic, economic, historical information. Following each passage are 4-5 questions with space for students to respond by first revisiting the text. Passages great for use as morning work, warm-up activity, end-of-day activity, whole group, or small group.
Travel the Country Craftivity (All templates included)
Templates for the students to make their luggage. This luggage will hold their notes on each state they visit. (State flags are not included in pack because of copyright issues. Optional: Print these out for students to decorate the front of their luggage)
Help Wanted Poster (for U.S.A. Information Specialists)
Share this with your students before they embark on their adventure! Hang it in your classroom to get your students excited about their new jobs.
Reminds the students of what they do when they travel to each state and provides them with the state abbreviations which they will need to be successful.
Blank Travel Note Cards
Travel Note Cards with Picture Provided
These are two options given for activity around the room or hallway. Students can either draw their own picture of the state or have the picture provided for them and record information.
In order to have organized traveling of your students, provide them with these boarding passes. This will ensure that students are dispersed among the states and not all visiting the same few.
State Information Cards
Information card provided for each state with the passages on the comprehension sheets as well as additional quick facts. (Recommend hanging these around the room or hallway for students to visit on their trip.)
Extension: Comparing Two States
(Two Options: Using pictures & words)
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