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138 resources with the concept united states geography

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Learn the States and Postal Abbreviations

For Students 3rd - 5th
If you are preparing to cover the 50 states with your class, you don't want to miss this resource. It includes an excellent set of worksheets through which learners practice identifying states from their abbreviations and placing those...
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United States of America

For Students 3rd - 5th
Here is the perfect assessment to test your young learners on labeling the 50 states! Each state is given a number on a blank map of the United States, and a second page lists the numbers in order for learners to identify. 
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California's Golden History: 1848-1880

For Teachers 11th
Using a variety of online resources, learners study life and society in California during the gold rush. They use a map to identify area where gold was located, explore pre-selected websites, describe mining practices, and create an...
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USA Regions

For Teachers 4th
The different geographic regions of the United States are the focus of this lesson. Learners research each of the five regions and create a PowerPoint presentation on each one. They discover how to effectively search for images and video...
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Hopi Place Names

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
What's in a name? Historians consider the question as they examine places important to the Hopi people and the meanings of their place names. Included worksheets include maps and charts to help class members examine the geography of Hopi...
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Penguin Hop

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
It's a race to learn the state capitals. Using a multi-player video game, participants hop from iceberg to iceberg as penguins in response to questions about state capitals. The real-time practice lets both teacher and learner assess...
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Capital Penguin

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Hop across the country like a penguin from ice floe to ice floe using an interactive video game. Acting as a penguin, learners match capitals to their states. Game features allow teachers to set up competitions and check learning progress.
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Geography of Alaska

For Teachers 5th
A unit on the 49th state covers a variety of topics from the geography of Alaska to Native American myths.  Academics work to analyze information found in primary source materials including old newspaper articles and artifacts. Young...
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US History and Government Examination: August 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Geography has played a complex role in America history. The Atlantic Ocean has served as a buffer to protect the United States from European Wars, but its proximity to Cuba, however, left it vulnerable to nuclear war during the Cuban...
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US History and Government Examination: August 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using primary source documents, pupils consider how the United States' democratic story has evolved over time. A second essay question examines the role of geography in history, and multiple-choice questions sharpen test-taking skills.
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County Basics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To understand the concept of a county government system, scholars read a short passage, view a helpful visual aid, use the web to conduct some research about their local areas, and then answer related questions online.
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How the Post Office Made America

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Thanks to the post office, people now say the United States is instead of the United States are. Historians research the role the United States Postal Service in shaping our country. They view a short video explaining the formation of a...
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Every State in the US

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know the state drink of Indiana is ... water? Scholars use a short video to better understand each of the 50 states in the US. They quickly tour the nation identifying characteristics that make each state unique. The clip creates...
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Precipitation in the Pacific Northwest

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The Pacific Northwest contains the only areas in the contiguous US that receive more than 100 inches of rain each year. Viewers observe the accumulation of rainfall in the area over the course of one month. 
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One Land, Many Trails: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Bring history to life through literature. The first in a series of three challenge activities designed to accompany Theme 5: One Land, Many Trails does just that through unique projects connected to historical fiction and nonfiction...
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One Land, Many Trails: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 5th Standards
English is not the only subject that requires its own set of vocabulary words—geography does too! A series of language development lessons designed to be used with Theme 5: One Land, Many Trails helps introduce readers to key vocabulary...
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One Land, Many Trails: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension strategies are all part of the journey toward understanding a text. The last in a series of three extra support lessons designed to accompany Theme 5: One Land, Many Trails provides a wealth of...
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Contrasting the North and South before the War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners create a standing cube with four panels that display information on the North and South's economy, geography and climate, society, and means of transportation before the Civil War. Through discussion and reading informational...
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USA States

For Students K - 12th Standards
Looking for a map of the Unites States of America? Look no further than this printable map designed to accompany your geography instruction and to give map skills a boost.   
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Volleyball Road Trip

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Review coordinate mapping with your young geographers by matching cities on a volleyball team's road trip itinerary to their appropriate coordinate locations. 
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United States Geography

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Encourage reading for information with a text about United States geography. Kids read a short passage about the landforms in the United States, including mountain ranges and natural resources, and answer five reading comprehension...
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The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Don't miss this fantastic comprehensive lesson plan on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, packed with instructional guidance, worksheets, map work, informational texts, and secondary source materials.
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State Notebooking Pages

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
When learning about US geography, it can hard to remember facts about 50 different states. Help your young scholars organize all of this information with a collection of easy-to-use note-taking guides.
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States & Capitals 1-25

For Students 3rd - 5th
Young pupils test their geography skills by matching the 50 states to their correct state capitals. The states are listed in alphabetical order on the left, and a list of state capitals are presented in random order in a right-hand...