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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 Indiana. Here are some examples of fun facts:

  • The Indianapolis 500 Car Race is the biggest sporting event in the world.
  • Indiana makes more popcorn than any other US state.
  • Abraham Lincoln grew up in Spencer County, Indiana.
  • Holiday World, in Santa Claus, Indiana, is said to be the world’s first theme park.
  • There are more miles of interstate per square mile in Indiana than any other state.
  • The first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1871.

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

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.

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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