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 one town on an island.
Clue 2: This state's smallest city park is located in the middle of a road.
Clue 3: This is the only state whose eastern and western borders are formed by rivers.
Clue 4: This was the home state of actor John Wayne.
Clue 5: Iowa City was the former capital of the state. Today, Des Moines is the capital city.