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Welcome to American Journeys:
Learn About 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! 

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! 

Meets Illinois State Standards!
Lesson Plans for Teachers

Lesson 1: Track Your Trip
Lesson 2: On the Move
Lesson 3: Outline a Travel Narrative

Teacher Resources
Review these resources as you prepare for the lessons.

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