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Students will create a 5 paragraph essay as well as a poster presentation on a state that is selected in class.
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5 Paragraph Essay

State Report Outline

I.                    Geography

A.     How many counties are in your state?

B.     What are the major cities in your state?  List a least four of them.  Where are they located in the state?

C.     What kinds of land forms are in your state? Name them at least 2 mountains, plains, deserts?

D.     Name the major bodies of water that are in your state or border your state.  Where are they located? At least 2. Use words: North, South, East, West.


II.                 History

A.     When did your state receive statehood? What year?

B.     What person, or groups of people founded your state?  What year did it happen?

C.     What major events have occurred in your state since statehood?  List at least three events.

D.     Name at least three famous people from your state.  What did they do?


III.               Facts (Final Draft of this page must be typed by the student)

A.     What is the capital of your state?

B.     What is the current population?

C.     What is the State Bird, State Flower, State Tree?


IV.              Tourism

A.     What are the major tourist locations?  List at least 3 of them.  Where are they located?

B.     If you could chose a place in your state to visit with your family for a week, where would you  go?  What things would you do there? (Writing Workshop)


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