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Rhode Island Map Quiz/Printout

Rhode Island Outline Map Printout
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Rhode Island
Facts, Map and State Symbols

Rhode Island Flag Printout/Quiz

Large Flag Printable

Rhode Island was the 13th state in the USA; it became a state on May 29, 1790 .

State Abbreviation - RI
State Capital - Providence
Largest City - Providence
Area - 1,045 square miles square miles (not including Narragansett Bay) or 1,545 square miles square miles (including Narragansett Bay) [either way, Rhode Island is the smallest state in the USA]
Population - 1,051,511 (as of 2013) [Rhode Island is the 43rd most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Rhode Islanders
Major Industries - textiles, jewelry, rubber products, machinery, tourism

Major Rivers - Sakonnet River
Major Lakes - Scituate Reservoir
Highest Point - Jerimoth Hill - 812 feet (247 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 5
Bordering States - Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York (water border)
Bordering Bodies of Water - Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Sound, Atlantic Ocean

Origin of the Name Rhode Island - Rhode Island was either named for the Isle of Rhodes (in the Mediterranean Sea) or for its red clay (the Dutch explorer Adriaen Block may have named it "Rood Eylandt" meaning Red Island, in Dutch).
State Nickname - The Ocean State, Little Rhody
State Motto - "Hope"
State Song - Rhode Island, It's for Me

Rhode Island State Symbols and Emblems:
State Flag

Rhode Island's official flag was adopted in 1897. The flag is white, fringed with yellow on three sides. A yellow anchor is circled by 13 yellow stars (the stars symbolize the original 13 colonies). A blue ribbon is under the anchor and reads, "HOPE." The anchor was first adopted as a seal for Rhode Island in 1647, when the four original towns of Rhode Island (Providence, Warwick, Portsmouth, and Newport) united under a single charter.

Animal Symbols:
State Bird



Rhode Island Red

A type of chicken

State Shell

Quahog

Plant Symbols:
State Flower



Violets

State Tree

Red maple

Earth Symbols:
State Rock

Cumberlandite
A brown or black stone with white markings

State Mineral

Bowenite
A semi-precious stone related to jade

State Soil

Narragansett
(unofficial)

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Rhode Island: Map/Quiz Printout

Answer geography questions about Rhode Island using the map on this quiz.
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Rhode Island: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of Rhode Island to print.
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Rhode Island: US State Dot to Dot Mystery Map

Connect the dots to draw the borders of a mystery state of the USA. Then use a globe or atlas to figure out which state you have drawn. You might want to give students clues, such as that it in the northeastern USA, its capital is Providence, or that its name starts with "R." Answer: Rhode Island.
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Rhode Island: Label Me! Printout

Label the major features of Rhode Island.
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Rhode Island's Flag Printout/Quiz

Read about and answer questions on the flag of Rhode Island.
Flag of Rhode Island

Rhode Island's Flag:
Large Coloring Printable

A large black-and-white printable of the flag of Rhode Island.


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Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
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US State Graphic Organizer

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US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #1

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
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US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #2

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, state bird, state flower, climate, and major industries.


US State
Printable Book

A short, printable book on a US state. To complete the book, the student must research a US state, draw its map, draw its flag, and answer simple questions about the state.


USA Map: Find Your State

Find and label your state in the USA, and label other important geography.
Answers


USA Map: Where I Live

Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
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A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your state (plus one thing you would like to change).
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This 2-page print-out makes a wheel about a single US state; the student fills out the information on the wheel. It consists of a base page together with a rear wheel that spins around. After putting the wheel together, the student follows the instructions on the front wheel (coloring in the state on a US map and drawing a small map of the state) and fills out the 12 sections of the wheel with information about one state. When you spin the wheel, facts about the US State appear, including: Biggest Cities, Capital, Flag, Bodies of Water, Postal Abbreviation, State Bird, Population (rank), Area (rank), Residents Called, Bordered by, Major Industries, and Entered Union (order).
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US State - Find a Related Word for Each Letter

For a US state, see if you can think of and write down a word or phrase that is related to that state for each letter of the alphabet. Think of cities, famous people from the state, bodies of water, mountains, landmarks, and other features. Find words for as many letters as you can.
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The Census

A census is an official count of the number of people in a region. The survey is done by a government, usually periodically. This page explains how and why censuses are taken.
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Census:
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A printable worksheet on the census, with a short text to read, a map to color, and questions to answer. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file with the worksheet and the answers.


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