Attached is an Illinois scavenger hunt document that can be used to encourage students to get to know more about their state.
Attached are pictures of the Illinois flag and the Illinois quarter. Sometimes it is great to find ways to encourage students to identify their state’s symbols.
Teachers should be aware of the new civics standards in Illinois schools.
Do not forget to visit the Illinois State Capitol and walk around the capitol campus seeing the various statues and memorials. The attached brochure will be of help.
Social Science Learning Standards
Teachers should be aware of the new social sciences learning standards in Illinois. Just Judy is a natural complement to these standards. (see Illinois State Board of Education for more information)