In this state capitals learning exercise, students fill in a crossword puzzle as they figure out the capitals to the fifty states of the United States.
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Rename That State!
As Shakespeare famously wrote, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," but can the same be said for a state? In this elementary geography lesson plan, students are assigned specific states to research using the information they...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
The 3-D Map Project
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable