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Bell Ringer 1. Name 6 states in the United States. 2. Name the two oceans that surround the United States. 3. List one state that borders Illinois. 4. Name one river that flows through the United States. 5. Which two countries border the United States?
Your Assignment Turn to pgs. A20-A21 towards the back of the book Using colored pencils label the following states. You may use abbreviations or you can write out the name of the state. Please use 3 different colors. Illinois (IL), Wisconsin (WI), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Missouri (MO), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Kentucky (KY), California (CA), Texas (TX), Florida (FL), New York (NY), Massachusetts (MA), Pennsylvania (PA), Kansas (KS), Nebraska (NE), Virginia (VA), and Ohio (OH) Label the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico. Color this area blue. Draw in the Mississippi River and the Rio Grande Label Mexico and Canada, draw them each yellow
Illinois (IL) -Largest city is Chicago -“Land of Lincoln”
Wisconsin (WI) -Largest city is Milwaukee -“America’s Dairyland”
Indiana (IN) -Largest city is Indianapolis -The Hoosier State
Iowa (IA) -Largest city is Des Moines -The Hawkeye State
Missouri (MO) -Big cities are Kansas City and St. Louis
Kentucky (KY) -Largest city is Louisville -Horseracing and fried chicken
Michigan (MI) -Largest city is Detroit -Where cars are made
Minnesota (MN) -Largest city is Minneapolis -Has lots of lakes!!! -Where Mr. Vanderporten went to college
California (CA) -Big cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco -Where most movies are made!!!
Texas (TX) - Big cities are Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas
Kansas (KS) -Largest city is Wichita -Known for tornadoes