Capitals and Their States-USA

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Capitals and Their States-USA

Are you an educator looking for resources and activities to augment your lesson plans about USA - States & Capitals? Here is a word search puzzle that has a list of words that are the States in the USA, and the words in the grid are the capital cities.

Other lesson plan ideas for using this puzzle might include:
l. use as bell work
2. introduce the topic using this puzzle
3. have students work collaboratively to solve the puzzle
4. use the list as a starting point for research projects
5. ask the question: what one significant thing happened in the State of _____? or the Capital of _________?


To solve the puzzle, students need to determine the State for which the Capital City is listed. Then, locate the word hidden in the grid.