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Activity Overview


Each state in our country has its own unique fun facts that kids will love to discover. For this activity, students will create a 3 cell storyboard that depicts some interesting facts they have learned about California. Teachers can encourage students to research their own fun facts, or provide a list of ones for students to look at specifically.

Here are some examples students could choose from:

California has the largest population in the United States.

California is home to Death Valley, the hottest desert in North America.

Since Disneyland opened in 1955, over 750 million people have visited.

The world’s largest tree, the General Sherman, is located in Sequoia National Park.

The first McDonald’s opened in San Bernadino in 1940.


Template and Class Instructions

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Due Date:

Objective: Create a 3 cell storyboard that describes and illustrates 3 interesting facts about California.

Student Instructions:

  1. Click “Start Assignment”.
  2. Write a fun fact in each heading.
  3. In the description box, write a short summary of each heading.
  4. Create an illustration that represents each heading using appropriate scenes, characters, and items.
  5. Save often!

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 3-6

Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)

Type of Assignment Individual

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/4/2] Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/4/7] Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
  • [ELA-Literacy/W/4/8] Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

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