State Unit Study - Virginia

Series of Unit Studies for each of the 50 states.


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 Virginia State Outline 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?
  • State Flag What is in the center of the flag? Flag Quiz/Printout
  • State Flower Why was this flower chosen?
  • State Boat What are three things this boat is used for on the bay?
  • State Bird What was this bird called in the 18th century?
  • State Tree What is the beauty of this tree symbolic of?
  • State Insect What are the identifying marks of this insect?
  • State Dog Why were these dogs imported to Virginia?
  • State Song Who wrote the state song?
  • State Folk Dance What is the state folk dance?
  • State Beverage What is this beverage also a source of?
  • State Seal What was the theme of the seal taken from?
  • State Motto What is the state motto and what does it mean?
  • State Shell What is the state shell?
  • State Fossil Who is this fossil named after?
  • Senate Seal Why was the Senate of Virginia seal initiated?
  • State Mace What was the mace used for centuries ago?

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

Did You Know... List two interesting facts.

Presidents born in Virginia:

How Bills Become Laws - Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8; Grades 9-12.

Word Scramble - Unscramble the U.S. Presidents born in Virginia.

Decode - Use the key to decode the nickname of Virginia; the Motto

Civics IQ Test- Test your civics IQ.

Word Sleuth - Find the words from the list.

Virginia General Assembly activities:

Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum - Take a virtual tour.

Edgar Allan Poe Museum - Learn about Edgar Allan Poe and take a virtual tour of the museum.

Belvedere Plantation - The fall fun place to be...check out the Maize Maze.

Wallops Flight Facility - Take a virtual tour of one of the oldest launch sites in the world located on the Virginia Eastern Shore.

Mill Mountain Zoo - Learn about the animals.

Tour of Stratford Hall Plantation - Learn about the birthplace of Robert E. Lee.

Reedville Fishermen's Museum - Tour this museum dedicated totally to the history of the fisherman.

Odd Virginia Law: It was illegal to have a bathtub in the house.