Mystery State #38
In this United States mystery instructional activity, students determine which state is described by the 5 clues listed on the sheet and then mark it on the outline map of the United States.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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6th - 10th Social Studies & History
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