Generously Sponsored By: Amtrak Illinois Department of Transportation

 

About This Unit

GRADE
4

DURATION
3

American Journeys: Learn About Illinois

Map of Illinois
Map of Illinois

American Journeys: Learn About Illinois will take your fourth-grade students on a journey through their home state of Illinois as they practice language arts, math, science, and geography skills!


OBJECTIVE

Created by Scholastic Inc. and generously sponsored by Amtrak® and the Illinois Department of Transportation, American Journeys: Learn About Illinois provides easy-to-use lessons, maps, and research activities that support Illinois state curriculum. Encourage your students to have fun while learning about maps, travel, research, and more! 


Amtrak® is a registered service mark of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

LESSONS FOR THIS UNIT
Lesson 1: Track Your Trip
Lesson 2: On The Move
Lesson 3: Outline a Travel Narrative
Lesson 4: Perfect Postcards  NEW!
Lesson 5: The Rise of Railroads  NEW!

REPRODUCIBLES
Illinois Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks
Classroom Poster
Track Your Trip
On the Move Reproducible
Outline A Travel Narrative Reproducible
Perfect Postcards  NEW!
Illinois Classroom Map  NEW!
The Rise of Railroads  NEW!

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