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States and Territories of The United States Teacher Resources
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Students explore the Gale Group Databases to examine information about the states located in the Southeastern portion of the United States. They conduct Internet research, complete a planning page and a descriptive paragraph, and create a computer slideshow presentation.
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Western Expansion lesson, students conduct research to find out how the Transcontinental Railroad fueled territorial expansion in the United States and Canada. Students write essays about the immigration influx, the adjustment of Native Americans, or the trip west for settlers.
Students identify the location of the 50 states using an interactive map. They practice geography skills by playing a fun game. Pupils become familiar with the state abbreviations for the US states. Students become familiar with the state capitals for the 50 states. They become familiar with major cities in the US
Students research the state of Louisiana. In this research instructional activity, students study the state symbol of Lousiana and determine its meaning. Students fill out a KWL chart and discuss landforms. Students make their own glossary for this unit and go online to gather information. Students give a presentation complete with a PowerPoint.