50 State Map Assignment


1. Play the 50 State Puzzle Game
http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-puzzle.html

2. Watch the video for the following states:

Northeastern United States:
http://rockingtheworld.net/?p=210

The Southern United States:
http://rockingtheworld.net/?p=218

The Western United States:
http://rockingtheworld.net/?p=229

The Midwestern United States:
http://rockingtheworld.net/?p=202

3. Label All the 50 States and the Abbreviations

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State
Abbreviation
ALABAMA
AL
ALASKA
AK
ARIZONA
AZ
ARKANSAS
AR
CALIFORNIA
CA
COLORADO
CO
CONNECTICUT
CT
DELAWARE
DE
FLORIDA
FL
GEORGIA
GA
HAWAII
HI
IDAHO
ID
ILLINOIS
IL
INDIANA
IN
IOWA
IA
KANSAS
KS
KENTUCKY
KY
LOUISIANA
LA
MAINE
ME
MARYLAND
MD
MASSACHUSETTS
MA
MICHIGAN
MI
MINNESOTA
MN
MISSISSIPPI
MS
MISSOURI
MO
MONTANA
MT
NEBRASKA
NE
NEVADA
NV
NEW HAMPSHIRE
NH
NEW JERSEY
NJ
NEW MEXICO
NM
NEW YORK
NY
NORTH CAROLINA
NC
NORTH DAKOTA
ND
OHIO
OH
OKLAHOMA
OK
OREGON
OR
PENNSYLVANIA
PA
RHODEISLAND
RI
SOUTH CAROLINA
SC
SOUTH DAKOTA
SD
TENNESSEE
TN
TEXAS
TX
UTAH
UT
VERMONT
VT
VIRGINIA
VA
WASHINGTON
WA
WEST VIRGINIA
WV
WISCONSIN
WI
WYOMING
WY

3. Identify the Regions.

Draw a RED border around PACIFIC COAST STATES

Washington, Oregon, and California.

Draw a YELLOW border around ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES

Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.

Draw an ORANGE border around SOUTHWESTERN STATES

Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Draw a GREEN border around MIDWESTERN STATES

North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan.

Draw a BLUE border around SOUTHERN STATES

West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Draw a BROWN border around MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES

New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Draw a PURPLE border around NEW ENGLAND STATES

Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

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