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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.

Printables

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Map of Southeast United States
Map of Midwest United States
Map of Northeast United States
Quiz: Northeast U.S. State Capitals
Map of U.S. Regions
More Popular United States Printables

Lesson Plans

Immigrant Families
Make a Map Jigsaw Puzzle
State Scavenger Hunt
Letter for Great Mail Race
Great Mail Race Survey
U.S. Place Names Show Our Diversity
Historical Sites Project
More United States Lesson Plans

Quizzes

Quiz: Midwest U.S. State Capitals
Quiz: Southeast United States
Quiz: Southwest U.S. State Capitals
Quiz: The United States: West Region
Quiz: Western U.S. State Capitals
Quiz: Southeast U.S. State Capitals
Quiz: Know Your States
More United States Quizzes

References

Coretta Scott King Award Winners
Origin of U.S. State Names
Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
Spanish Place Names
Maryland
State Capitals and Largest Cities for Each State
Geographical Highs, Lows, and Boundaries of the U.S.
More Popular United States References

United States Maps

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Map Library
Map of North America
Map of Western United States
Map of Southwest United States
United States Maps Gallery
More United States Maps

Bulletin Board Ideas

United States Flag Bulletin Board Example
United States Flag Bulletin Board

Games & Puzzles

Find the State
A Geography Wordsearch
Scrambled-Egg Cities
Name the State
Traveling Songs
More United States Word Puzzles

Flag Day Resources

American Flag (in color)
"Star-Spangled Banner"
United States Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
More Flag Facts
When and How to Display the U.S. Flag
More Flag Day – Teacher Resources

Fourth of July Resources

American Flag (in color)
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.
Children of Native America Today Activities
The Star-Spangled Banner II
Flags of the U.S.A. Mini-Book
The Star-Spangled Banner I
Create a New Flag
More United States Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Mathematics & States Connected

Create Your Own Form
Math Worksheet: Great Lakes Facts and Figures
Finding the Mean on State Statistics
Where You Belong: Census Activity
The United States Commemorative State Quarter Program
Hawaii Commemorative Quarter
USA Math
More United States Activities for Math Class

Science & States Connected

How Do You Read a Weather Map?
Mardi Gras or Carnival
Welcome Spring
Length of the U.S. Coastline by State
Activity: Making a Weather Map
Winter Weather Across America
Oil for Energy
More United States Resources for Science Class

Literature & States Connected

A Long Way from Chicago and A Year Down Yonder
Historical Sites Project
A Year Down Yonder Discussion Questions
Rhyming States
Distant Enemy
Dynamite!
America -- My Country, My Home
More United States Literature Resources

Language Arts & States Connected

Battle of the Alamo Reading Warm-Up
Historical Sites Project
My Trip to America
Rhyming States
Distant Enemy
Winston Churchill
Let's Make a Collage About the United States
More Popular States Resources for Language Arts

States Resources for U.S. History

Learn About the California Gold Rush
Louisiana Purchase
The California Gold Rush Little Book
National Symbols Riddles
Immigrant Families
Historical Sites Project
When the U.S. Bought Alaska
More Popular States Resources for U.S. History

State Resources for U.S. Government

Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures
Elections Results
List of Firsts for U.S. Cities
Nicknames of U.S. State Residents
States in the U.S. That Received the Most Immigrants in 2001
State Offices Matching Quiz - Answer Key
Election Facts and Figures: 1900s
More State Resources for U.S. Government

U.S. Geography Resources

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Map of North America
Quiz: Midwest United States
USPS State Abbreviations
Quiz: Know Your State Capitals
New England
More Popular U.S. Geography Resources

New England Resources

Landmarks of Boston
The Tale of Sacco and Vanzetti
Rhode Island State Map with Capital
Vermont State Map with Capital
New Hampshire State Map with Physiography
Map of Connecticut
Old Sturbridge Village
More New England Resources

Middle Atlantic Resources

Immigrant Families
Statues of Washington, D.C.
New York State Map
Cherry Blossoms of Washington, D.C.
New Jersey State Map with Capital
The Harlem Renaissance
Pennsylvania State Map with Capital
More Middle Atlantic Resources

Midwest United States Resources

Illinois State Map with Capital
Wisconsin State Map with Capital
Iowa State Map with Physiography
Kansas State Map with Physiography
Michigan State Map with Physiography
Ohio State Map with Physiography
A Year Down Yonder Curriculum Connections
More Midwest United States Resources

Southern States Resources

Florida State Map
Georgia State Map
Texas State Map
Georgia
Texas
Alabama State Map
Virginia State Map
More Southern States Resources

Rocky Mountain Resources

Facts about Utah
New Mexico
Utah State Map with Capital
Wyoming State Map with Capital
New Mexico State Map with Capital
Map of Arizona
Map of Colorado
More Rocky Mountain Resources

Pacific Coast Resources

Map of Alaska
California State Map with Capital
Hawaii State Map with Capital
Distant Enemy
Oregon State Map with Capital
Washington State Map with Capital
California State Map with Physiography
More Pacific Coast Resources

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