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Washington Map Quiz/Printout

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Washington
Facts, Map, and State Symbols

Washington Flag Printout/Quiz

Large Flag Printable

Washington was the 42nd state in the USA; it became a state on November 11, 1889.

State Abbreviation - WA
State Capital - Olympia
Largest City - Seattle
Area - 71,303 square miles [Washington is the 18th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 6,971,406 (as of 2013) [Washington is the 13th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Washingtonians
Major Industries - farming (fruit, berries, nuts, cattle, wheat), lumber, tourism, hydroelectric power, computer software, aircraft, aluminum refining

Major Rivers - Columbia River, Snake River, Yakima River
Major Lakes - Lake Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lake Washington
Highest Point - Mt. Rainier - 14,410 feet (4,392 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 39
Bordering States - Idaho, Oregon
Bordering Country - Canada
Bordering Bodies of Water - Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound

Origin of the Name Washington - This state is named for George Washington, the first president of the USA.
State Nickname - The Evergreen State
State Motto - "Alki" (By and By)
State Song - Washington, My Home

Washington State Symbols and Emblems:
State Flag

Washington's official flag was adopted in 1923. The flag has a deep green background with the state seal in the center. The state seal pictures George Washington, the first president of the United States. "THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON" is written in black on the yellow band surrounding George Washington. The state seal was designed in 1889 by Charles Talcott. This is the only US state flag that pictures a president and the only one with a green background.

Animal Symbols:
State Bird



Goldfinch

State Insect



Green darner dragonfly

State Fish



Steelhead trout

Plant Symbols:
State Flower

Coast rhododendron

State Tree

Western hemlock

State Fruit


Apple

State Vegetable


Walla Walla Sweet Onion

State Grass

Bluebunch Wheatgrass

Earth Symbols:
State Fossil



Columbian Mammoth

State Gem

Petrified wood

Miscellaneous Symbols:
State Ship

The "President Washington"
An 860-foot container ship with a 43,000 horsepower diesel engine - it is one of the largest container ships ever built in the U.S.

State Dance

Square dance

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Washington State: Label Me! Printout

Label the major features of Washington state.
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Washington State: Map/Quiz Printout

Answer geography questions about Washington state using the map on this quiz.
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Washington State: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of Washington state to print.
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Washington: 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 northwestern USA, its capital is Olympia, or that its name starts with "W." Answer: Washington.


Washington Flag Printout/Quiz

Answer questions on Washington's flag.
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Washington's Flag:
Large Coloring Printable

A large black-and-white printable of the flag of Washington.
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Washington Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about Washington. Start each line with a letter from the word "WASHINGTON."


Washington:
Add, then Decode the Riddle


Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the riddle, "What do you call doing 2,000 pounds of laundry?" (Answer = Washington). Or go to the answers.
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US State/US President/3-Syllables Venn Diagram Printout

On this printout, the student classifies US states, US presidents, and 3-syllable words by placing them in a Venn diagram. Words: Adams, Alabama, California, Everglades, Florida, Kentucky, Lincoln, Madison, Obama, Seattle, Washington, Wyoming. Or go to the answers.


Your State:
Draw and Write

Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
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US State - Find Related Words

For a US state, write eight words related to the state, then use each word in a sentence.
find related words

US State Graphic Organizer

For one US state, write the name of the state, draw a map of the state, then write the state capital, postal abbreviation, date of statehood, state bird (draw and write), state flower (draw and write), a major body of water in the state, two bordering states, and state nickname.
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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).
writing prompt

Write Ten Things About Your State

A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your state (plus one thing you would like to change).
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US State Wheel

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.
Tally marks

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.
Map

Census:
Printable Read-and-Answer Worksheet

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.


US State Facts, Map and State Symbols
Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Order and Dates of Statehood State Population Figures State Area Figures State Extremes and Records
US Postal Codes US Postal Codes Matching Guidelines for Writing a Report on a State US Geography


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