Subject: Social Studies-5th Grade
Teacher Name: Mrs. Sheryl L. Gates
How much do you know about the state of Illinois? What are some interesting facts, landmarks and things that make Illinois great?
Use the links below to research the Illinois symbol, flag, bird, tree, flower, etc. Why were these symbols selected? Who were the first settlers? When did Illinois become a state? Find any other interesting facts about Illinois that you think are important.
This is a group project. Since there are 20 students, there will be 5 groups of 4; Groups will be randomly selected by the teacher. Your team will have two weeks to research and develop a PowerPoint on Illinois facts. Please use clip art, photos, graphics and sound to enhance your project.
Students will do an oral presentation with a PowerPoint on the various facts about Illinois. Each student in the group will talk about their interesting fact. The presentation should be about 5-7 minutes. There will be a rubric attached for grading guidelines.