Illinois History uses Nonfiction Informational Text, the entire lesson recorded on Audio, FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments, and a variety of engaging hands-on activities to teach about the first people in Illinois, famous explorers, early government, important battles and wars in Illinois, and the journey to statehood:
• Illinois nonfiction informational text-we provide all of the CONTENT!
• Questions to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• Illinois Language Skills activity to foster literacy in Social Studies
• Comprehending Functional Text by following written directions to draw a buffalo
• Grid Mapping using Number and Letter Coordinates to solve a Mystery Puzzle
• Illinois Vocabulary Quiz
Students will then use the Illinois lesson content to complete FOUR Interactive Notebook assignments (all patterns and step-by-step directions included!):
• Vocabulary Foldables
• Illinois History Booklet
• Accordion Foldable
• Famous People: Chief Black Hawk Wheel
In addition, the Illinois lesson content has been professionally recorded with words and music
so you can set up an Illinois Listening Center for your reluctant readers or use the audio to enhance whole group instruction!
NOTE: The Illinois audio is in MP3 format for playing on your computer or MP3 device.
Illinois can be purchased separately, or as part of our MIDDLE WEST REGION INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE – GREAT LAKES + GREAT PLAINS!
We've even included a color version of the Illinois lesson content for your White Board, black line masters for your students, a context-appropriate Glossary, answer pages, and grading rubrics for the Interactive Notebook assignments and higher-level activities.
Download the Illinois Preview to see the complete Lesson Plan and samples from the lesson and activities.
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