Florida Jography: A Fun Run Through Our State

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Gallopade International, Sep 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Florida Geography-Statistics say most kids know less geography than ever-don't let that apply to your students! Start by making sure kids know the main places & geographic features in their own state. Give them activities that pretend they are taking a cross-state bike tour, using free football game passes, jogging through the state, etc., & they'll find their way around in a hurry! Geography activities include information on counties, rivers, museums, historic places, sites of interest, colleges, bordering states, climate, topography, crops and more, all ready to reproduce! Approximately 30 activities and 200 geography related places and facts are covered. Students work alone or in groups and use maps, reference books or resource people to complete challenging riddles, matching games, word searches, fill-in lists, scavenger hunts, and completion exercises that reinforce learning, sharpen research skills, and provide a lively introduction to Florida.
 

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Contents

What is Jography?
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Some DowntoEarth Reasons to Know Your Jography
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Jography Word Search
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Jography Comes In All Flavors
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Our State From AToZ
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Hitting The High Spots
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The Great Escape
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Muddy Waters More
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Instant Fax
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You Have A Date With History
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Festivals
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Be A Good Sport
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The Local WeatherpersonYou
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An OReginal Idea
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Fifty Nifty States
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Wild Wooly
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Our State Borders
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A Few of My Favorite Things and Places
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Football Fever
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The Key To Success
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Where?
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TwoName Places
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Manimals
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I Zigged When I Shoulda Zagged
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Jog On Down I
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Jog On Down II
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Ok Jogger How Did You Score?
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Make Your Own Questions
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Carole Marsh founded the publishing company Gallopade International, Inc. in 1979. She has written over 10,000 titles both fiction and non-fiction which are used by teachers and other educators. Subjects of her works include biographies, history, geography, social issues, and current events. She has received several awards including Communicator of the Year in 1979 and a Teachers' Choice Award in 2002.

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