Each of the 51 printable Mystery State work sheets presents five clues to the identity of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). Students use the clues to help them identify that place.
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Clue 1: This state has the tallest state capital in the United States.
Clue 2: At different points in its history, this state was owned by France and Spain.
Clue 3: This state's counties are called "parishes."
Clue 4: Ninety-eight percent of the world's crayfish are in this state.
Clue 5: This state hosts a huge Mardi Gras celebration every year.
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