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Guess the Capital – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop social studies students’ knowledge of the United States capitals.

Instructional Objective: Students will identify, recall the U.S. capitals, and prepare a presentation that describes one particular capital.

Step 1: Students will study the state capitals, making flashcards with the StudyBlue app.

  • StudyBlue Screenshot
  • StudyBlue Screenshot
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  • StudyBlue Screenshot
  • StudyBlue Screenshot
  • StudyBlue Screenshot
  • StudyBlue Screenshot
  • StudyBlue Screenshot
  • StudyBlue Screenshot

Step 2: Students will use the Google app to research two state capitals assigned to them by the instructor.

  • Google Screenshot
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  • Google Screenshot

Step 3: Students will create presentations in Haiku Deck about their capitals. Students will not name the capital until the last slide. On the second to last slide, the state will be revealed and students will guess what the capital is in a study guessing game.

  • Haiku Deck Screenshot
  • Haiku Deck Screenshot
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  • Haiku Deck Screenshot
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  • Haiku Deck Screenshot
  • Haiku Deck Screenshot

Step 4: Students will be quizzed using the U.S. State Capitals Trivia Quiz Free! App, taking a screenshot of their scores.

  • US State Capitals Trivia Quiz Free - The United States Fifty Capital Test Game Screenshot
  • US State Capitals Trivia Quiz Free - The United States Fifty Capital Test Game Screenshot
  • US State Capitals Trivia Quiz Free - The United States Fifty Capital Test Game Screenshot
  • US State Capitals Trivia Quiz Free - The United States Fifty Capital Test Game Screenshot
  • US State Capitals Trivia Quiz Free - The United States Fifty Capital Test Game Screenshot
  • US State Capitals Trivia Quiz Free - The United States Fifty Capital Test Game Screenshot

Inspired by Megan Moxley