Complete USA unit that can be used for grades 2nd through 5th. Students will learn about North America, the location of each state along with nicknames of each, geographical makeup of hte US, detailed information about the Mississippi River, and the Great Lakes. A variety of teaching styles are used to reach all learners and to make the lessons engaging. Students will use mnemonics, visuals, hands on, and kinestics as methods to remember the information. A complete end of the unit test is available as well to wrap up the unit. Every year I taught this unit it was enjoyable for the students as well as for me as the teacher. Enjoy.