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The Mississippi River

The Mississippi River

The Mississippi River's name comes from misiziibi, an Ojibwe word that means “Big River.” Children discover facts about America's most famous river in this social studies worksheet. After reading a brief passage, students answer a few questions designed to hone their reading comprehension skills. Designed for fourth graders, this fascinating worksheet makes a meaningful addition to a lesson on geography, waterways, and the natural history of the United States.

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