Interactive Powerpoint

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My interactive powerpoint is useful in teaching elementary aged children the states and capitals of the Mid-West United States. It uses pictures and riddles from the book "Yo Sacramento!" by Will Cleveland, to help the student's remember each state's capital.

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Interactive Powerpoint

  1. 1. States and Capitals of the Midwest Jessica Williams ED 205-08 April 2, 2009
  2. 2. The Midwest! <ul><li>Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Indiana </li></ul><ul><li>Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Minnesota </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>Nebraska </li></ul><ul><li>North Dakota </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>South Dakota </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin </li></ul><ul><li>Learn a song for all 50 </li></ul><ul><li>states and their capitals! </li></ul>Quit <ul><li>About the author </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  3. 3. Illinois <ul><li>Capital: Springfield </li></ul>Click on the state to see the riddle. Quit
  4. 4. <ul><li>If you don’t like complaining, cover your ears. </li></ul><ul><li>In the spring field all you’ll hear is ill noises . </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. Indiana <ul><li>Capital: Indianapolis </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  6. 6. <ul><li>They don’t have to fight anymore. </li></ul><ul><li>The Indian ant is sharing the peace </li></ul><ul><li>pipe with the Indian apples . </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Iowa <ul><li>Capital: Des Moines </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  8. 8. After spending all day mowing a path to the library, it’s closed when he finally gets there. “ Oh no, my book is overdue,” he thinks. “Now, I owe a fine!” Quit
  9. 9. Kansas <ul><li>Capital: Topeka </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  10. 10. He’s so shy, look at the toe peeking around the cans of S ’s. Quit
  11. 11. Michigan <ul><li>Capital: Lansing </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  12. 12. <ul><li>One of the lambs singing </li></ul><ul><li>to the wolves is nervous </li></ul><ul><li>because he’s missing a gun . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Minnesota <ul><li>Capital: St. Paul </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  14. 14. St. Paul did not need to worry about getting thirsty because along the road there were many sodas .
  15. 15. Missouri <ul><li>Capital: Jefferson City </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  16. 16. His dad punished him for making a mess and now the chef ’s s on is sitting in misery after ruining the meal. Quit
  17. 17. Nebraska <ul><li>Capital: Lincoln </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  18. 18. Happy Birthday, Abe! Abraham Lincoln gets a new brass key . Quit
  19. 19. North Dakota <ul><li>Capital: Bismarck </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  20. 20. Quit You’re allowed only just so many Nose Ducks for your quota , so make sure the counter bees mark the numbers correctly.
  21. 21. Ohio <ul><li>Capital: Columbus </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  22. 22. Quit Columbus , the explorer, was so startled at what he saw, he said “ Oh ” to the high O .
  23. 23. South Dakota <ul><li>Capital: Pierre </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  24. 24. Quit The pear is a French inspector named Pierre and wants to understand what the sow says, so he uses a sow decoder .
  25. 25. Wisconsin <ul><li>Capital: Madison </li></ul>Quit Click on the state to see the riddle.
  26. 26. Quit The medicine whips the con’s son if he misbehaves like his dad.
  27. 27. About the author <ul><li>My name is Jessica Williams. I am a sophomore at Grand Valley State University. My major is Group Social Studies with an emphasis on History, and a minor in Elementary Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Send me an email! </li></ul>Quit
  28. 28. References <ul><li>Cleveland, Will, and Mark Alvarez. Yo Sacramento! : and all those other capitals you don’t know . Brookfield, CT: The Millbrook Press, 1997. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.50states.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOL5QeEn0B0 </li></ul>Quit

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