EL Civics for ESL Students

Blank Maps - Downloadable Worksheets

by www.elcivics.com

These free printables can be traced, labeled, colored, and displayed. They can be modified for geography students of all levels. Map activities are most effective when they are combined with research assignments like state or country reports.


Maps of Countries and Continents

Map of the World - Blank map of the world. Students can draw and label the continents, countries, and oceans of the world.

Canada - Worksheet with a map and flag of Canada.

Map of the United States - Blank map of the 50 states.

USA Postal Abbreviations - Map of the fifty states and a complete list of the state abbreviations.

Spain - People in Spain speak Spanish.


U.S. State Maps - All 50 States - Downloadable Blank Maps

Alabama - Blank map of Alabama, which is also known as The Heart of Dixie.

Alaska - Blank map of Alaska, the largest state in the USA.

Arizona - Arizona's capital and largest city is Phoenix.

Arkansas - Arkansas is in the south and along the Mississippi River.

California - California is nicknamed the Golden State.

California Map and Flag - The California flag is known as the Bear Flag.

Colorado - The Rocky Mountains run through Colorado.

Connecticut - Connecticut is next to the Atlantic Ocean.

Delaware - Delaware was the first U.S. state.

Florida - The capital of Florida is Tallahassee.

Georgia - Georgia is famous for peaches.

Hawaii - Hawaii was the 50th state to join the U.S.A.

Idaho - Idaho is famous for potatoes.

Illinois - Illinois is sometimes called the Land of Lincoln.

Indiana - Indiana means Land of the Indians.

Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa, is an important city in U.S. presidential politics.

Kansas - Kansas is in the middle of the United States.

Kentucky - Kentucky has the world's longest cave system.

Louisiana - Louisiana is divided into parishes, which are like counties.

Maine - Maine is famous for its lobsters and clams.

Maryland - In 2007, Maryland had the highest median household income of all 50 states.

Massachusetts - The Pilgrims established the colonly of Plymouth in 1620.

Michigan - Michigan touches four of the five Great Lakes.

Minnesota - Known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes".

Mississippi - Mississippi is an Ojibwe name that means "Great River".

Missouri - The Mississippi and Missouri Rivers meet near St. Louis, Missouri.

Montana - Montana means mountain in Spanish.

Nebraska - Nebraska is located on the Great Plains of the United States.

Nevada - 86 percent of the state's land is owned by the federal government.

New Hampshire - Wow! Doesn't have a general sales tax or a personal income tax.

New Jersey - 180,000,000 years ago, New Jersey was connected to North Africa.

New Mexico - Of the 50 states, New Mexico has the largest Hispanic population.

New York - New York is a financial, cultural, transportation, and manufacturing center.

North Carolina - The state's motto is "First in Flight". The motto honors the Wright brothers famous flight.

North Dakota - North Dakota shares a border with Canada.

Ohio - Ohio is a mixture of urban and rural areas.

Oklahoma - 67 native American tribes live in Oklahoma.

Oregon - Oregon is in the Pacific Northwest and it has many evergreen forests.

Pennsylvania - The Philadelphia Zoo was the nation's first zoo.

Rhode Island - This New England state is the smallest of the 50 states in area.

South Carolina - South Carolina was one of the 13 original colonies.

South Dakota - Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore National Memorial are located in South Dakota.

Tennessee - Tennessee earned the nickname "Volunteer State" during the War of 1812.

Texas - Texas is known as the Lone Star State.

Utah - Most people in Utah live in or near Salt Lake City.

Vermont - Vermont is on the Altantic Coast.

Virginia - Virginia was one of the 13 American colonies.

Washington - Washington is located along the Pacific Ocean.

West Virginia - West Virginia is called The Mountain State. Charleston is its capital.

Wisconsin - Wisconsin is on two of the Great Lakes: Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.

Wyoming - Wyoming is the least populous state in the U.S.A. It's nicknamed the Equality State.

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