What's Great about Illinois?
From the Series Our Great States
What’s so great about Illinois? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Land of Lincoln! We’ll explore Illinois’s lively cities, historic parks, fun-filled museums, and fascinating history. The Illinois by Map feature shows where you’ll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Illinois.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.5|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||170269|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“In an innovative change from most state sets, these books are lively travel guides to each state’s top 10 kid-friendly places….[These books] introduce kids to the magic of travel and offer them a look at some of the United States’s most interesting places.”―School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Kristin Marciniak
Kristin Marciniak has been writing since she was in the third grade. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with her husband, son, and golden retriever. She hopes to someday visit all fifty states.
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Our Great States
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