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State Unit Study - Illinois

Series of Unit Studies for each of the 50 states.


Illinois Maps
Graphic Maps

These state unit studies are designed to help children learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. These studies are great for children in the public and private education system as well as homeschooled children.

Print the United States Map and color each state as you study it. Keep map at the front of your notebook for use with each state.

Print the State Information Sheet and fill in the information as you find it.

Print the Illinois State Outline Map and fill in the state capital, large cities and state attractions that you find.

Answer the following questions on lined paper in complete sentences.

Illinois Printable Pages - Learn more about Illinois with these printable worksheets and coloring pages.

Illinois State Symbols Quiz How much do you remember?

Fun in the Kitchen - Learn how to make a Chicago Style Hot Dog - watch those peppers though!

Did You Know... List two interesting facts.

Word Search - Print out the word search and find the state related words.

Illinois State Symbols Game - Test your knowledge of the symbols.

Do You Know? - Fun facts about Illinois.

Route 66 Printables

Government - Learn about the three branches of government; executive, legislative and judicial.

Envirofun - Learn about the environment and have some fun with:

Illinois Prairies - A prairie is a type of grassland. The name comes from the French word for "meadow."

Wings, Stings, and Leggy Things: Insects of Illinois - Learn about common insects of Illinois. Includes insect vocabulary, facts, and fun things.

At Home in the Heartland Online - Family life in Illinois from 1700 to the present. Meet real people and share in their decision making.

Shedd Aquarium - Explore the animals at the Shedd Aquarium. Don't miss the interactive story of Kayavak.

Chicago Fire - Learn about this amazing fire that destroyed thousands of buildings and read about one young girl's narrow escape.

Sears Tower - Learn about the tallest building in North America. Print and color the pictures in the coloring book.

Robert Pershing Wadlow - Meet the "gentle giant."

Geography Game - Find the state.

Odd Illinois Law: Catching fish with dynamite was forbidden.

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