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Hello!  My name is Andrea Lockwood.  I have been teaching in the Clarkston School District for 15 years.  This is my seventh year at Andersonville Elementary teaching 4th grade.  I am very excited to start another year and look forward to all of the successes we will celebrate together.  

State Project Links 

 

2) Agriculture and Industry - Make a list. How do people earn a living in your state?  

Website: http://www.theus50.com/ Click your state, then click "Information" 

 

3) Geography  Write a paragraph. What are the most important physical features of your state?

(Mountains, rivers, lakes, etc.)  Website: http://www.netstate.com/states 

 

4) Things to See and Do - Make a list. Why would people want to travel to your state? Include  information tourist attractions and points of interest. What would people do if they visited your 

state? Website: http://www.factmonster.com/states.html  

 

5) Famous People from Your State - Make a list of five to eight famous people from your state & why 

they are famous. Website: http://www.50states.com/bio  or 

http://www.thingstodo.com/people.html

 

6) Interesting Information  Include interesting facts and trivia about your state. These should be fun 

facts that people might be interested to learn. Website: http://www.50states.com/facts

 

7) Colleges and Universities - Make a list of the names of 35 colleges and or universities from your  state. Include the city the college is located. Add the resident tuition and fees plus room and board 

to get a total cost per year. Website: http://www.factmonster.com/states.html Click your state, 

then click "Accredited Colleges and Universities 

 

 

State Stamp - Get inspiration from this website: http://www.theus50.com/stampsstate.php

You will design a postage stamp from your state to pass out to classmates at our celebration event. In 

the stamp, include the state name and important pictures that help represent your state. Use only 

black pen or pencil only. DO NOT USE COLOR on the stamp. 

 

State Map:  http://www.theus50.com/outlinemapsstate.php 

 

U.S. Map and State Quarter:  http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Lists/state_name_origins.html 

 

State Flag: http://www.netstate.com/state_flag.htm

 

State Stamps: http://www.theus50.com/stampsstate.php 

 

License Plate Maker: http://www.acme.com/licensemaker 

 

Come Visit My State Information Page: 

 

State Facts:  http://www.census.gov/schools/facts  use the green "I Never Knew That" facts 

 

Statehood:  http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states   then click your state

 

Population Ranking: http://www.census.gov/schools/facts

 Click your state to get the 2009 population and geography facts 

Area Ranking: http://www.theus50.com/area.php  

 

Sales Tax & Income Tax: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0005954.html 

 

Minimum Wage: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0930886.html 

 

Professional Sports Teams:  http://www.ipl.org/div/stateknow

 

Average Temperature: http://www.netstate.com/states  

 click the name of your state, then click "Geography" on the left of the page. 

Governor and Senators:  http://www.factmonster.com/states.html   on the left of the page 

 

2) Agriculture and Industry: http://www.theus50.com    Click your state, then click "Information" 

 

3) Geography: http://www.netstate.com/states Click your state, then click "Geography" 

 

4) Things to See and Do: http://www.factmonster.com/states.html 

5) Famous people from your state: http://www.50states.com/bio or http://www.thingstodo.com/people.html

6) Interesting Information: http://www.50states.com/facts

 

7) Colleges and Universities: http://www.factmonster.com/states.html Click your state, then click "Accredited 

Colleges and Universities" about half way down the page. 

8) State Quiz:  http://www.theus50.com Click your state, then on the left, click "State Quiz"