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Materials

Manila Folder

6 Envelopes

Glue

Index Cards

 

Report Assignment

Students must have a 2-4 page written or typed report on their state.  We will use the materials listed to help build that report in class and at home.  Please refer to the outline listed on this page to see what information they need to include in their state report.  State reports also need to have their sources cited in the bibliography.  An example is given at the end of the outline on this page.

 

 

Report Outline

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)

 

Sample Bibliography

Sample Bibliography Page for State Report

You must use at least 3 sources!

 

  1. Title of Book/Website _________

Author is ______________

Published by _____________

Copyright Date_____________

Pages Used_______________

 

  1. Title of Book/Website _________

Author is ______________

Published by _____________

Copyright Date_____________

Pages Used_______________

 

 

  1. Title of Book/Website _________

Author is ______________

Published by _____________

Copyright Date_____________

Pages Used_______________

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