Landmarks of United States Teacher Resources

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Send an aspiring aviator from state to state in order to learn their locations. Practice spelling the names of the states, and read information about the state flag, bird, flower, and more.
Students, in groups, research specific regions and states of the United States. They summarize their research and create a poster and PowerPoint presentation with their findings.
Close a unit or the year with a five-step research project. Class members choose a US landmark, research the landmark, compose a report about it, build a model of it, and present their model and findings to the class. Each step is described in detail on this assignment page. The project is well thought out and should prove engaging for pupils. While originally designed for fifth graders, the project could easily be adapted for students of other ages.
Young scholars investigate countries by identifying their national landmarks.  In this World Geography lesson, students utilize the Internet to research a historic landmark in a foreign country and complete a landmark survey worksheet.  Young scholars create a travel brochure of an assigned country using Microsoft Word.
Students research famous landmarks of the world. In this landmarks lesson, students determine why cultures build special structures and then find out more about specific world landmarks. Students respond to the provided discussion questions and share their findings with their classmates.
Students locate specific landmarks on a map. They define the term landmark. Students explain the difference between a manmade and natural landmark. They are explained why landmarks are important. Students discuss and research some manmade landmarks.
Responding to blog posts can increase written communication skills, critical thinking skills, and the use of social media as a means for discussion. Kids will compose a blog post in response to the provided article related to famous landmarks, particularly the Hollywood sign. 
Students engage in a lesson that is about the city and state of a class. They conduct research about the city and state using a variety of resources. Then students compose an informative paragraph about using the information found.
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 20 identification questions regarding famous landmarks of the world. Students have 4 minutes to finish the timed quiz.
Young scholars research their city. In this city lesson, students use the Internet to find interesting things about their city.  They write a paragraph describing what they have learned.
Third graders study American national holidays, symbols, songs and landmarks. They appreciate the meaning and significance of our nation's ideals of liberty, justice and equality.
Students research sights to visit in the United States. They discuss the 50 State Quarters Program and locate states on a classroom map. They select a state and research in the library. They create a group presentation and present to the class. They complete a 3-2-1 summary of each group and
Students investigate several sources to explore facts about their city and state. The location, population, history, landmarks, and main features of the area are unearthed in this experience.
Students investigate some basic facts about the Supreme Court by examining the United States Constitution and one of the landmark cases decided by that court. The operation of the Supreme Court forms the focus of the lesson.
In this My State Report Booklet worksheet, students complete 25 pages about a state. Example pages include state animal, bird, flag, flower, and insect.
Students research the landmarks of West Virginia. In this West Virginia lesson, students read about landmarks, historic places, and historic markers in the West Virginia Encyclopedia. They work in groups of 3 and teach their fellow group members what they have learned. 
Students who live in the inner city are introduced to the four corners region of the United States. In groups, they examine how the region differs compared to where they live and their culture. They develop maps of the area and locate landmarks of the area. To end the lesson, they research the contributions of the Native American groups of the four corners region and examine artifacts.
Students display their state research by making a parade float. In this state research instructional activity, students complete research on an assigned state. They base their research on an accompanying rubric. They make a parade float out of a packing box that represents their research. They present their information in an oral presentation.
Students research community, state and national landmarks. They identify a researched landmark that they believe deserves protection and recognition. They, in groups, develop a promotional campaign for the specified landmark.
Students examine the concept of landmarks. In this landmarks lesson, students define landmarks and examine their function. Students suggest local landmarks that should be seen and design a landmark that commemorates a person or event.