Search form

Mystery State #31

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.

Click for a PDF (portable document format) printable version.

Click for an answer key for the 51 Mystery State work sheets.

Click for ideas for using the Mystery State activity in your classroom.

Clue 1: This state was named after a queen of England.

Clue 2: The first umbrella factory in the United States opened in this state in 1928.

Clue 3: Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star Spangled Banner" in this state while watching an attack on Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.

Clue 4: This state's capital, Annapolis, is the fourth-oldest state capital in the United States.

Clue 5: The United States Naval Academy is located in this state.