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Meadowlark fourth graders showcase their 'state projects'


May 30, 2018

Meadowlark fourth graders Falyn Cecrle and Brooke Fetter use some game show hostess moves to draw attention to their state projects. During the last five weeks of school fourth graders randomly select a state, research a number of topics about the state, then create a table stop graphic display with facts about the state. The states they must research are the luck of the draw. Falyn drew and researched Indiana and Brooke did Wyoming.

Twenty-eight fourth graders at Meadowlark Elementary had their final state projects on display for inspection by fellow classmates and visitors to the school. The tabletop presentations are the culmination of five weeks of work in social studies. Fourth graders learn about each geographical region in the U.S. then draw a state for their final 'state project' which they complete the last quarter of the school year. During each of the five weeks they are assigned specific topics-state economy, famous dates and citizens, major cities, etc. All the information then goes on to poster boards for...

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