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50 states



State report for 5th grade.

State report for 5th grade.



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  • 1. Our 50 States:[Name of Your State] Your Name Date
  • 2. Symbols of [name of your state]• The state bird is:• The state flower is:• The state tree is: Add a Add a Add a picture picture picture here. here. here.
  • 3. State Flag• Describe the flag and why this design was chosen for your state. Add a picture here.
  • 4. State Nickname• Tell what is the state’s nickname. Write a short explanation of how your state got this nickname.
  • 5. State Motto• Tell about the state motto and what makes this state special.
  • 6. Famous People• Choose three well known residents of your state. Tell what they did to become famous.
  • 7. State History• First Inhabitants − Name the major tribes of Native Americans that lived in this state. Include a few interesting facts about these people.• Exploration − Which European explorers visited your state and where did they come from?• Settlement − Where was the first post-explorer settlement located in your state? Who started it and why?
  • 8. State History, continued• Colonial Days − If your state was one of the original thirteen colonies, explain what life was probably like during that time.• Territorial Days − If your state was a territory before it became a state, explain when the United States Congress created the territory. Explain how settlers were able to obtain land in the new territory.
  • 9. StatehoodThis state became the _____ state in the United Statesin __________.The first Governor of the state was _________________.The state’s capital is in ______________________.
  • 10. Government• National Government − Name the current United States Senators and Representatives.• State Government − Name the current governor. − Describe the state’s legislature.
  • 11. MapsIn this space, insert a political and/or physical map ofyour state. Point out the state capital.
  • 12. Population• 1950:• 1960:• 1970:• 1980:• 1990:• 2000 Over the past fifty years the population has (increased/decreased).
  • 13. Economy• Chief products of the state include: − Agricultural (farm) products − Mining products − Manufactured goods
  • 14. Weather• The average high temperature in July is:• The average high temperature in January is:• The average yearly precipitation is:• Talk about things people do in your state when the weather is warm and when the weather is cold.
  • 15. Natural Resources• Water − Name the major rivers and bodies of water.• Land Features − Name and describe a few different kinds of land features (mountains, valleys, etc.)
  • 16. Natural Resources, continued• Plant Life − Name and describe some of the trees and flowers that are natural to your state.• Animal Life − Name and describe some of the wild animals that are natural to your state.
  • 17. Places to VisitChoose one place in your state that would beinteresting to visit. Tell where it is located in the stateand why it would be interesting to visit.
  • 18. Works Cited• List the resources you used for your research.