State Economy Chart
Fifth graders create a 3D Pie graph using the Chart Wizard in Excel to represent their assigned states' data. They discuss the similarities and differences between states, and form a hypothesis on the relationship between location and economy.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
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, young scholars are assigned specific states to research using the information they...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
Google Sites for State Research
State reports take on a whole new look as class members learn to use Google Docs and Google Sites to post their research into the history, the geography, climate, agriculture, and industry of a state. Kids create a Google Site, use...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Let Me Tell You About My State
State reports can be a lot of fun, especially when the learners get to choose the state they study. This research and writing-focused social studies activity engages learners in collecting information, essay structure, research, and...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History