Spider maps are an excellent tool to help students organize facts in a systematic and visual manner. In this activity, students will research one state in the US and use the blank template provided to show what they have learned. Teachers may assign states, or give students the option to choose. This activity could be used as part of a Regions of the United States unit or as part of an informational research unit.
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Objective: Create a 6 cell web that includes the state motto, major cities, a famous citizen, date of statehood, nickname, and an interesting tourist spot for the state of your choice.
Grade Level 4-5
Difficulty Level 1 (Introducing / Reinforcing)
Type of Assignment IndividualCommon Core Standards