State Unit Study - New Jersey

Series of Unit Studies for each of the 50 states.

New Jersey Map
Graphic Maps

These state unit studies are designed to help children learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. These studies are great for children in the public and private education system as well as homeschooled children.

Print the United States Map and color each state as you study it. Keep map at the front of your notebook for use with each state.

Print the State Information Sheet and fill in the information as you find it.

Print the New Jersey State Map and fill in the state capital, large cities and state attractions that you find.

Answer the following questions on lined paper in complete sentences.

  • State Capital What is the capital? Capitol Tour
  • State Flag What is the background color of the state flag?
  • State Flower What year was the state flower finally designated?
  • State Bird What is this state bird's favorite treat?
  • State Fish Who gave this fish its name?
  • State Animal What is the state animal?
  • State Tree What is the state tree and how can you recognize it?
  • State Insect What is the state insect?
  • State Song Who wrote the "unofficial" state song?
  • State Seal What do the three plows honor?
  • State Motto What is the state motto?

New Jersey Printable Pages - Learn more about New Jersey with these printable worksheets and coloring pages.

New Jersey Word Search - Find the New Jersey State Symbols.

Did You Know... List two interesting facts.

State Symbols - Color the state symbols.

How a Bill Becomes a Law - Find out how laws are made!

What is the Legislature? - Learn about the legislature then do the following activities.

Legislative Word Search - Serch for legislative terms.

Picture Puzzle - Put back together scrambled legislative images.

New Jersey State Aquarium - View the online exhibits.

New Jersey Games from Hangout NJ:

The Garden State - Learn about the origins of the nickname and agriculture, then color the coloring pages:

Explore more of Hangout NJ - there's still lots more to do here!

New Jersey Historical Society Curriculum Materials - Hands-on lessons include writing activities, role-playing and art projects.

Odd New Jersey Law: It was illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.

Related Resources:

  • More State Studies
  • New Jersey History and Activity Books
  • Hands-on Geography
  • Hands-on Geography Activity Books

Additional Resource:

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