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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
United States Map (Outline)
Map of U.S. Regions
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
Historical Sites Project
National Inspirer 4.0
State Scavenger Hunt
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: The United States: West Region
More United States Quizzes


Fifty Fun Facts About the Fifty U.S. States
State Capitals and Largest Cities for Each State
Origin of U.S. State Names
U.S.-Cuba Relations
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
"Star-Spangled Banner"
Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
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
Texas Crossword Puzzle
More United States Word Puzzles

Flag Day Resources

American Flag (in color)
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Blank American Flag
Flag Facts
More Flag Facts
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
Betsy Ross Flag Company
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)
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
My State
Let's Make a Collage About the United States
The Star-Spangled Banner II
Patriotic Mobile
More United States Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Mathematics & States Connected

U.S. Immigration
Population of the United States, From 1980 to 2010
U.S. Weights and Measures
The United States Commemorative State Quarter Program
Hawaii Commemorative Quarter
USA Math
Population of the United States by State
More United States Activities for Math Class

Science & States Connected

Winter Weather Across America
Lessons from a Lake
National Scenic Trails
Oil for Energy
Mardi Gras or Carnival
Length of the U.S. Coastline by State
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
America -- My Country, My Home
Daily Journal Topics: Hooray for the U.S.A.!
Daily Journal Topics: My State
Rhyming States
A Year Down Yonder Curriculum Connections
Distant Enemy
More United States Literature Resources

Language Arts & States Connected

California Crossword Puzzle
The Southern States Word Search
U.S. Geography -- Analogies
The Middle Atlantic States Crossword Puzzle I
The New England States Crossword Puzzle II
The Midwestern States Word Search
The Pacific Coast 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
List of State Nicknames
The Harlem Renaissance
Vermont Crossword Puzzle
The California Gold Rush Little Book
More Popular States Resources for U.S. History

State Resources for U.S. Government

Residency Requirements for Voting in the U.S.
Presidential Conventions
State Offices Matching Quiz - Answer Key
2000 U.S. Census
Governors of the Fifty States
Nicknames of U.S. State Residents
List of Firsts for U.S. Cities
More State Resources for U.S. Government

U.S. Geography Resources

Fun State Facts Printables Slideshow
Quiz: Southwest U.S. State Capitals
USPS State Abbreviations
Quiz: Southeast United States
Geography & Maps Printables Slideshow
Map of the United States
Quiz: Northeast United States
More Popular U.S. Geography Resources

New England Resources

The Tale of Sacco and Vanzetti
Massachusetts State Map with Physiography
Massachusetts Crossword Puzzle
Connecticut Crossword Puzzle
Map of Connecticut
Maine Crossword Puzzle
New Hampshire Crossword Puzzle
More New England Resources

Middle Atlantic Resources

Maryland Crossword Puzzle
Map of Delaware
American History Reading Warm-Up: The Quakers
New Jersey
More Middle Atlantic Resources

Midwest United States Resources

Missouri Crossword Puzzle
Minnesota State Map
A Year Down Yonder Discussion Questions
Illinois Crossword Puzzle
Iowa and Kansas Crossword Puzzles
Map of Illinois
Indiana Crossword Puzzle
More Midwest United States Resources

Southern States Resources

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

Rocky Mountain Resources

Arizona State Map with Physiography
Facts about Utah
New Mexico Word Puzzle
Map of Idaho
Arizona and Colorado Crossword Puzzles
Nevada Crossword Puzzle
Map of Colorado
More Rocky Mountain Resources

Pacific Coast Resources

Hawaii Crossword Puzzle I
Alaska State Map with Physiography
Tlingit Indians and Their Environment Activity Worksheet
Alaska Word Search
When the U.S. Bought Alaska
Washington Crossword Puzzle
Alaska Crossword Puzzle I
More Pacific Coast Resources

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