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1 2 nd Grade Sarah Plain and Tall Research From the Coast of Maine to the Plains of Kansas By the 2 nd Grade Reading Enrichment Students Facilitator: Mrs. Fiedler

2 United States Map Showing Maine & Kansas

3 Evan MAINE

4 Chloe Facts About Maine Maine is on the Atlantic Ocean Maine is a cold place Maine has a lot of mountains A lot of people go to Maine on vacation and buy t-shirts & mugs Maine is the Pine Tree State

5 Chloe More Facts about Maine The state cat is the Coon Cat The state bird is the Chickadee

6 Isabel Maine State Flower & Lobster White Pine Cone & Tassel Maine Lobster

7 Maine The population of Maine is 1,227,928 The capital of Maine is Augusta Chloe

8 Isabel Maine Maine is the 23 rd State. It became part of the United States on March 15, Maine has lots of rocky shores, vast green forests, sparkling lakes, flowing rivers and rounded mountains. Maine was part of the Underground Railroad

9 Isabel Things to See & Do in Maine Hike, bike or skateboard on the Kennebec Trail.

10 Madi More to do in Maine Visit the state’s only national park Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. Swim, hike, bike, eat lobster, shop

11 Evan Famous People from Maine Milton Bradley He invented many board games. “Life” “Candyland” “Battleship” Invented the paper cutter E.B White - Author He lived in Maine for 40 years. Charlotte’s Web Stuart Little The Trumpet of the Swan

12 Evan More Famous People from Maine Abbie Burgess Did the work of keeping the Lighthouse at Matinicus Rock lit. Winslow Homer Famous American landscape painter and printer

13 Evan Fish Jumping out of the Water in Maine

14 Chloe A Lighthouse in Maine

15 Madi

16 Kansas Capital is Topeka Population is 2,594,840 It became part of the United States through the Louisiana Purchase in 1861

17 Madi The State Bird & State Flower State Flower is Native Sunflower State Bird is the Western Meadowlark

18 Madi Kansas Corn & hay grow well in Kansas Kansas has lots of tall grass Eastern Kansas receives twice as much rain as Western Kansas

19 Zach Things to See & Do in Kansas The Kansas Vietnam Memorial Fountain in Junction City, which is near Fort Riley The Statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower in Abilene.

20 Zach More Things to Do in Kansas Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson. Go to a Jayhawks game at the University of Kansas in Lawrence

21 Zach Famous People from Kansas Carrie Nation Leader in the temperance movement to outlaw production & sale of alcoholic beverages Robert (Bob) Dole Fought in WWII Kansas senator, serving as floor leader Ran for president

22 Zach Vietnam Memorial in Kansas


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