U.S.Geography and Route 66
U.S.Geography and Route 66 As people moved westward across the United States, they encountered many different natural regions with different climates.

Today’s Activities

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Read it! Write it!

Ho! For California!  Read the diary entries on pages 2-6 of “Nature and Newcomers”.  Using the map on page 7, fill in this worksheet, then, using the information you learned, write a paragraph about how traveling west on a highway like Route 66 would be different than traveling on one of the overland trails in the 1800’s.  

During the years that Route 66 was a very popular road, there were many roadside attractions and restaurants called “diners” along the way.  Watch this art tutorial to learn how to make art inspired by a diner sign using scraps of colored paper, crayons, and watercolor paints.

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Brain Teasers!

Brain Teasers! Challenge yourself to solve these math puzzles. Share one or more with someone else and explain your thinking.

Leveled learning extension 1: Reinforce your math skills with these pages which offer more basic math problems! 

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Leveled learning extension 2: Tease your brain with these worksheets to target foundational math skills!

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Take Off with this Darebee workout!

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