United States Geography Teacher Resources

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United States Geography

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Encourage reading for information with a text about United States geography. Kids read a short passage about the landforms in the United States, including mountain ranges and natural resources, and answer five reading comprehension...
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From Sea to Shining Sea: United State Geography Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read a passage (included) about America, its land, and seas. Learners think about the meanings of the words contrasts, vast, grasslands, fertile, bayous, glaciers, tundra, and plateaus. They label illustrations with the correct...
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Basic U.S. Geography

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Provide your 11th graders with a basic understanding of U.S. Geography. They label the state, regions, and boundaries found in the contiguous U.S. as well as Hawaii and Alaska. Then, they complete two Internet related activities. 
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Geographic Regions of the United States

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students investigate the physical regions of America by analyzing images. In this U.S. Geography lesson, students read poetry about America and associate the words with a specific area or region of the U.S. Students view a group of...
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State Geography-Kansas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate and identify geographical features and on a Kansas map. In this Kansas geography lesson, 4th graders generate concepts to be added to a graphic organizer web map about Kansas. Students label or outline cities,...
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U.S. Geography Review

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners explore U.S. geography by planning a trip with classmates. In this mapping instructional activity, students examine a U.S. map and identify the different destinations they wish to visit, specifically sports arenas. Learners...
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Dark Days on the Prairie

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore U.S. geography by researching agriculture. In this dust bowl lesson, students complete a cause and effect worksheet based upon the dust bowls that covered a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas in the early 1900's....
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The Great State!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The creation of state home pages is the focus of this lesson. Learners research one of15 states for which special State Quarters have been released, and create a home page for that state. They also perform Internet research and utilize...
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U.S. Geography: The South

For Teachers K - 5th
Young geographers complete a research project. They list the physical features found in the American South. They then discuss the economy, culture, and geography found in the South. They work in groups to research one of the five...
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United States Geography: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students use the 14 clues in order to fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate United States geography answers.
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Nevada, A to Z

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore U.S. Geography by reading a timeline. In this Nevada history lesson, 4th graders identify the geographic location of Nevada and discuss the history. Students read the book S is for Silver: A Nevada Alphabet and...
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Regions of Virginia

For Teachers K - 4th
Students investigate U.S. geography by viewing images in a slide-show. In this Virginia geography lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation with images of the different regions in the state of Virginia. Students analyze the details...
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The Land

For Students 7th - 12th
Sixteen fill-in-the-blank sentences require choosing between two options to complete the statement about United States geography. While intended as a guided reading activity for an unnamed textbook, the handout remains useful as a pre-...
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Capitals, Oceans, And Border States

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate geography by completing games with classmates. In this United States of America lesson plan, students examine a map of North America and identify the borders of Mexico and Canada as well as the Pacific and Atlantic....
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Map of The USA Jigsaw Puzzle

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Encourage young learners to explore the United States with this printable map puzzle. A fun activity that engages children in learning US geography.
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Where is Kansas?

For Teachers K
Students explore U.S. Geography by analyzing a map. In this state vs. country lesson, students utilize a U.S. map and locate the state of Kansas before researching the history and customs of the state. Students collaborate as a class to...
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From Sea to Shining Sea

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students discover United States geography by completing a graph. In this agriculture lesson, students read assigned text regarding the food production of individual states in the country and their economic impact. Students complete a...
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U.S. Geography: The West

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars explore the national parks of the American West. In this geography skills instructional activity, students watch "U.S. Geography: The West," and examine print and Internet sources about the national parks found there....
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Facts, Fictions and Perceptions of Regions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners examine the different characteristics of the regions of the United States. They discuss places they have visited in the U.S., and in small groups conduct research on a selected region of the U.S. Each group labels a map of...
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Map Study

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
In this geography worksheet, students study the United States. Students respond to 6 multiple choice questions about the map.
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Archaeology- State Map

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars study state maps. For this map skills lesson, students identify the states' location and how to use a legend. Young scholars complete photocopies of the state map.
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United States Geography

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore geography by researching the Internet in class. In this United States locations lesson, students examine maps on the Internet of the U.S. and complete several map labeling activities. Students explore topography of the...
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USA Regions

For Teachers 4th
The different geographic regions of the United States are the focus of this lesson. Learners research each of the five regions and create a PowerPoint presentation on each one. They discover how to effectively search for images and video...
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Our States, My State

For Teachers K - 1st
Here is a very nice lesson on the shape of the United States, and the shapes of the individual states for your young geographers. They utilize worksheets embedded in the plan to color in a variety of states and to become familiar with...