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States – Teacher Resources

Explore the history, geography, and government of the fifty United States with these teaching resources. Use our lessons, printables, and quizzes to review state capitals with your students. You will find plenty of maps and crossword puzzles to help students learn about U.S. regions and states. Discover interesting facts and figures about the fifty states with references on the U.S. Census, elections, the American flag, and much more for elementary, intermediate, and high school students.


U.S. Map with State Capitals
Map of U.S. Regions
United States Map (Outline)
Map of Southeast United States
Map of North America
State Word Search
Map of Northeast United States
More Popular United States Printables

Lesson Plans

Name That State
Make a Map Jigsaw Puzzle
Immigrant Families
U.S. Place Names Show Our Diversity
Rhyming States
Historical Sites Project
National Inspirer 4.0
More United States Lesson Plans


Quiz: Know Your States
Quiz: Northeast U.S. State Capitals
Name That State! Quiz
Quiz: Southeast U.S. State Capitals
Quiz: Midwest U.S. State Capitals
Quiz: Western U.S. State Capitals
Quiz: Southwest U.S. State Capitals
More United States Quizzes


Fifty Fun Facts About the Fifty U.S. States
Origin of U.S. State Names
State Capitals and Largest Cities for Each State
Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
U.S.-Cuba Relations
"Star-Spangled Banner"
List of State Nicknames
More Popular United States References

United States Maps

Map of Midwest United States
United States Maps Gallery
Map Library
Map Library – United States
Map of Southwest United States
Map of Western United States
New England
More United States Maps

Bulletin Board Ideas

United States Flag Bulletin Board Example
United States Flag Bulletin Board

Games & Puzzles

The Original Thirteen States Crossword
State Capital Word Search
Name That State
The Southern States Crossword Puzzle II
A Geography Wordsearch
Hawaii II Word Search
The Southern States Word Search
More United States Word Puzzles

Flag Day Resources

American Flag (in color)
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Blank American Flag
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
More Flag Facts
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
Flag Facts
More Flag Day – Teacher Resources

Fourth of July Resources

U.S. Patriotism, Volume I: Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Symbols of the United States
U.S. Patriotism, Volume II: Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Betsy Ross Flag Company
More Fourth of July – Teacher Resources

Art, Music, & Drama Activities for States

The Bill of Rights
My Book of Washington, D.C.
The Star-Spangled Banner I
Let's Make a Collage About the United States
The Star-Spangled Banner II
My State
Patriotic Mobile
More United States Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Mathematics & States Connected

U.S. Immigration
Population of the United States by Sex and Race, 1970 - 2004
U.S. Weights and Measures
Population of the United States, From 1980 to 2010
Population of the United States by State
Where You Belong: Census Activity
My Favorite Birthday
More United States Activities for Math Class

Science & States Connected

National Scenic Trails
Length of the U.S. Coastline by State
Winter Weather Across America
Lessons from a Lake
Hurricane Song Discussion Guide
Welcome Spring
Will Global Warming Change the U.S. Climate?
More United States Resources for Science Class

Literature & States Connected

A Long Way from Chicago and A Year Down Yonder
Daily Journal Topics: My State
Daily Journal Topics: Hooray for the U.S.A.!
Coretta Scott King Award Winners
Distant Enemy
America -- My Country, My Home
50 States to Celebrate Discussion Guide with Common Core Connections
More United States Literature Resources

Language Arts & States Connected

California Crossword Puzzle
U.S. Geography -- Analogies
Texas Crossword Puzzle
Vermont Crossword Puzzle
The Pacific Coast States Word Search
The Middle Atlantic States Crossword Puzzle I
The Midwestern States Word Search
More Popular States Resources for Language Arts

States Resources for U.S. History

Learn About the California Gold Rush
National Symbols Riddles
Mason and Dixon's Line
The New England States Crossword Puzzle II
The Harlem Renaissance
The California Gold Rush Little Book
More Popular States Resources for U.S. History

State Resources for U.S. Government

List of Firsts for U.S. Cities
U.S. State Mottoes
Nicknames of U.S. State Residents
U.S. State Resident Population Estimates, 2005
Governors of the Fifty States
Presidential Conventions
Elections Results
More State Resources for U.S. Government

U.S. Geography Resources

Fun State Facts Printables Slideshow
USPS State Abbreviations
Quiz: The United States: West Region
Quiz: Southeast United States
Geography & Maps Printables Slideshow
U.S. Geography and Maps Quiz
Quiz: Northeast United States
More Popular U.S. Geography Resources

New England Resources

Massachusetts State Map with Physiography
The Tale of Sacco and Vanzetti
Old Sturbridge Village
Connecticut State Map
Maine State Map
Massachusetts State Map
New Hampshire State Map
More New England Resources

Middle Atlantic Resources

Delaware State Map
Maryland State Map
New Jersey State Map
New York State Map
Pennsylvania State Map
West Virginia State Map
More Middle Atlantic Resources

Midwest United States Resources

Minnesota State Map
Missouri Crossword Puzzle
South Dakota State Map with Physiography
Illinois State Map
Indiana State Map
Iowa State Map
Kansas State Map
More Midwest United States Resources

Southern States Resources

A Tour of New Orleans
Texas State Map
Georgia State Map
Louisiana State Map with Physiography
Mississippi State Map with Physiography
Tennessee State Map with Physiography
Georgia Crossword Puzzle
More Southern States Resources

Rocky Mountain Resources

Arizona State Map with Physiography
Facts about Utah
Arizona State Map
Colorado State Map
Idaho State Map
Montana State Map
More Rocky Mountain Resources

Pacific Coast Resources

Hawaii Crossword Puzzle I
Alaska State Map with Physiography
Tlingit Indians and Their Environment Activity Worksheet
Alaska State Map
California State Map
Hawaii State Map
Oregon State Map
More Pacific Coast Resources

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Popular Maps & Globes Resources
State Education Departments

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