USA States

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Looking for a map of the Unites States of America? Look no further than this printable map designed to accompany your geography instruction and to give map skills a boost. 


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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Assess your class members' knowledge of the 50 states and/or capitals by filling in the blank spaces on the map
  • Play a matching game in which pupils randomly pull a a state's name or capital out of a container and identify locate it on the map
  • Study the different regions of the USA and color the map according to your findings 
Classroom Considerations
  • Copies are required 
  • Scholars should be familiar with the states that make up the United States of America 
  • The map is large for easy viewing
  • All states are printed on one page 
  • Some states are too small to add labels
  • Lines are not provided which can make writing untidy and difficult to read 
Common Core