Lesson Plan

What's In a Name?

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Students examine the origins of the names of U.S. states, focusing on names that were derived from Native American words. They are provided with lists of the names of the 50 states, and then research online or in library resources the name origins.

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3rd - 12th
Social Studies & History
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