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Switching U.S. States

This lesson combines students' knowledge of US geography and their creative writing skills in one fun activity!
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Learning Objectives

Students will demonstrate their knowledge of US geography through a creative story.


(5 minutes)
Example StoryThe Day My State Switched Places!
  • Show students the book The Scrambled States of America.
  • Have students discuss with a partner what they think this book will be about and what type of genre they think it is. Have students use specifics to back up their thoughts.
  • Have several students share out their responses with the class.

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fourth grade
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