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USA Regions Activity FREEBIE | States and Capitals Project | Independent Project

Grade Levels
4th - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
16 pages

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Description

This FREE resource is a stand-alone project that can be turned into a FULL WEEK worth of activities. You'll find 5 region activity pages and capitals/abbreviation resource sheets and note pages. Plus, I've included a thorough teacher's guide giving you plenty of suggestions on how to turn this into one awesome mini-unit!

These maps are also located in my customized state history projects. You'll find 86 student activities organized in 8 modules for easy lesson planning. This complete notebook unit is the perfect companion to your annual state studies. Your students will use the internet to research a variety of topics to include: economics, government, geography, politics, current events, higher education, weather, historical figures, Native Americans, state symbols and icons, historic timeline, state flag, Westward Expansion, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution.

This resource is digital-ready with the TpT Digital Activities Tool. You'll be able to upload to Google Classroom and easily add text boxes for distance learning. You can test out the tool with this freebie!

FIND YOUR COMPREHENSIVE CUSTOMIZED STATE PROJECT:

ALABAMA

ALASKA

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA

COLORADO

CONNECTICUT

DELAWARE

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

HAWAII

IDAHO

ILLINOIS

INDIANA

IOWA

KANSAS

KENTUCKY

LOUISIANA

MAINE

MARYLAND

MASSACHUSETTS

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA

MISSISSIPPI

MISSOURI

MONTANA

NEBRASKA

NEVADA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW JERSEY

NEW MEXICO

NEW YORK

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH DAKOTA

OHIO

OKLAHOMA

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

RHODE ISLAND

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH DAKOTA

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

UTAH

VERMONT

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON

WEST VIRGINIA

WISCONSIN

WYOMING

Do your students want to research different states? CLICK HERE to find the set for all 50 states!

Use these state research projects as an all-year resource or as a condensed unit! Mix and match the different sections according to your specific classroom needs.

Each state notebook journal has been developed as a crossover lesson of language arts and social studies. History teachers will find this very useful in incorporating writing across the curriculum! English teachers will find this as a fun way to add relevant history to lessons on research methods. You’ll find writing prompts, poetry activities, letter writing, news research, and a few creative pages to keep your artistic students engaged!

Many of the pages are specific to your individual state, while others make for easy tie-ins from the national to state level (i.e. How did the Civil War/Industrial Revolution/Westward Expansion affect your state?)

How to organize: Have your students bring in either a folder with brads or a thin three-ring binder. Reserve a space on your shelves for easy reach all year long. These pages can also be shrunk down to use as interactive notebook inserts.

In this unit you will find:

Teacher’s Guide

Research Log

Map It (Landmarks & Waterways)

City Search Map

Region Map (with Abbreviation & Capitals)

Poems (Limerick & Personification)

Literary Elements Terms & Example Sheet (to Accompany Poetry Activities)

Local Recipe Sheet

Create a State-Themed Stamp

State Government Figures (Governor, US Senators, US Representative, Adjutant General, State Fire Marshal)

Republicans vs. Democrats Venn Diagram

State Politics (Term Lengths, Political Affiliation, Political Majority vs. Minority)

Letter to Government Official

State Military Forces

Interview with Historic Figure

Create a Magazine Cover

Headlines of the Day

State Economy (Tax Collection, Debt vs. Revenue, Annual Spending)

Average Household Finances (of State Residents)

Top Employers

Agriculture Products

Guest Speaker Questions and Student Fill-In Sheet

Tourism Through the Seasons

An Overnight Getaway in My Town (Calculate Costs)

Oldest University in My State

Average State Weather

A Closer Look (State Symbols, Population, Bordering States, Most populated City)

Who’s Who Historical Figures

State Historical Timeline

Native Americans

State Flag Analysis

State Song Analysis

Westward Expansion Timeline (Louisiana Purchase, Oregon Trail, The Homestead Act, Lewis and Clark Expedition, The Pony Express, Transcontinental Railroad)

The Civil War

Industrial Revolution Inventions

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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