4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Jane Addams By : Audrey Rogers There are many famous Illinoisans mansion & moved in she named one of them is Jane Addams . the mansion Hull House . The hull house stated a kindergarten The hull house is in Chicago. Jane Addams is famous because she was a Social worker who founded Hull House for poor im- Jane Addams migrants in Chicago .On a trip to club for children. Jane Addams England , Jane saw something worked very hard all over the called a settlement house. Jane de- world to help people and sup- cided she would move to Chicago port peace . & start a settlement house. Jane Trivia question what did bought a mansion in Chicago. The Jane Addams see on a trip mansion once belonged to to England ? Charles Hull. Jane fixed up the A settlement house
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Lake Michigan By Calvin There are many land forms in two million years, glaciers Illinois, one of them is Lake carved out the lad and melted Michigan. Lake Michigan is one Lake Michigan is one of the Great Lakes. forming the Great Lakes. Lake Canals link Lake Michigan making it possible to carry Michigan is 923 feet deep. Ca- of cargo. nals link Lake Michigan to the rivers in Illinois making it possi- the biggest lakes in the world. ble for barges to carry cargo. It forms Illinois’ Northeast border. It is the drinking wa- ter source from Chicago and How deep is Lake Mich- parts of Indiana. In the last igan? 923 ft
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 State Bird by:DarionWilliams How did the cardinal Illinois has many symbols. One of Become the state bird. its symbols is the cardinal. Cardi- nals are also called redbirds. The School kids voted . cardinal measures about 7 to 9 inches long and ( 18 to 23) cm long . The male cardinal is bright red and the female is dull brown .The cardinal is the song- bird of north America . School kids voted for the cardinal to be the state bird. The male cardinal is Bright red .And the Female is dull brown . Cardinals stay in Illinois all year long.
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Making a Living today. Illinois has many Natural Re- down bad guys. Another one sources. I’m only going to talk is gardeners they help with about one the Government. making flowers beautiful in There are many companies parks. Helpers in museums Gardners help keep gardens beautiful. Police officers help with taking bad guys to jail t give tours to people so that people will understand an- that work for them. Police of- cient culture. ficers, teachers, gardeners, and helpers in museums. Police of- What service do police officers provide? ficers help us with making a living today because they take They take down criminals. By brett
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Natural Resources by devon There are many resources in Illi- nois one of them is corn. Corn is one of the most popular crops. That’s why there are more than 80,000 farms in Illinois. Also takes up about 3/4 of Illinois. Once the corn is harvested it’s sold as grains and shipped to the two pro- duction states. Corn takes up 34 of the nation land. How many farms take up Illinois. 80,000
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Shawnee National Forest By: Emily There are many national parks in Illinois. One large one is the Shaw- nee national forest in southern Il- linois. It helps support woodland animals such as squirrels and owls. It opened in the 1930s. One of its fun activities include the Little Grand Canyon, (lower right) a 3.6 The beautiful Garden of the Gods is a popular mile hike through a small canyon. landform. The canyon’s walls tower 100 feet high! There are lots of landforms like this at the Shawnee National Forest like the Garden Of the Gods.( Upper right). Cedar lake is on the very edge of this forest, so why not visit this excellent park? The Little Grand Canyon’s walls are 100 feet high! Trivia question: The Shawnee national forest opened in the 1930s. Where is the Shawnee forest? Southern Illinois
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Lincoln’s Tomb BY ETHAN NOAKES Illinois has very many places to visit. One of them is Lin- coln’s tomb. Lincoln’s Tomb has been around for many years now. It is a big tomb that almost looks like a monument. It has a big statue of Lincoln in the middle, and two civil war scenes. It also has Lincoln’s Lincoln’s Tomb From Front. name on the front. If you go, always pay respect, and be quiet so you can hear all about Lincoln’s life! If you find Lincoln’s face, rub his nose for good luck! Trivia Question: Lincoln’s Tomb From Distance. How many statues are on his Tomb? Three
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Land Forms by PAYTON ZILLION There are many land forms in Illi- nois .One of them is the prairie .A prairie is a wide level grassy land with few trees . Illinois prairies are in the central lowland region in the prairies you may find dear elk and black bears. Hundreds of plants prairies are very grassy grow on the prairie. Parries made perfect farm land for settlers. Hundreds of plants grow on the prairie Trivia question What is a prairie? Prairies once coverd about 40% of the unit- tress ed states A prairie is a wide level grassy land with few
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 State Insect Illinois has many different symbols.In1974, a third grader form Decatur declared the state insect. Monarch butterfly’s live in Illinois from May to October. Monarch butterfly’s travel 2,000 Monarch butterfly’s pollinate flowers. because it is warmer. At sum- mers end groups of monarch. Butterfly’s began a 2,000 miles flight to central Mexico. Some of them only for a week be- cause the migration.Very few 1974 live the whole migration back and fourth. Monarch butterfly’s travel 2,000 miles each spring. Trivia: What year did the third grader announce the state insect? miles each spring. Monarch butter- fly’ spend the winter in Mexico 1974
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Illinois State Fish Illionis has many symbols. One of its symbols is the state fish the bluegill. Bluegill lives inside the Mississippi river and lakes and pounds. The bluegill is 9 inches and 23 centimeters . The bluegill was selected state fish in The bluegill is called a sunfish to so its scales shine mostly bluegill like to 1986 by students in Illinois. live in dirty water and that means bluegill dose not get enough to eat so bluegill eats little specs in the water. Bluegill eats insect and small- er fish. So it is a consumer in the foodchain. What year was the bluegill seleced state fish? Bluegill is one of the best fighting fish Year 1986
4BR PUBLICATIONS Symbols of Illinois V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Illinois Symbols By Sarah Illinois has many symbols. One of the symbols is the state fossil called the Tully monster. It is extinct and it The state fossil Tully Monster. once lived over 300 million years ago. The Tully monster Tully monster fossils have had a soft shell and lived in been in Illinois and no where swampy shallow water. It was else in the world. a swimmer with tiny teeth and When did the Tully monster once live? The Tully monster living in swampy shal- low water. a 300 million years ago. long snout. Over one hundred
4BR PUBLICATIONS Landforms V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Illinois Rivers By Jake There are many types of fish, otters , beavers , land forms in Illinois. duck and swans. In Illi- nois rivers are used for drinking water. Rivers are also used to ship things to place To place. This river is going through Illinois. The largest river is the Mississippi River. It bor- ders Illinois on the west . Another large river is the Ohio River in the This river is very calm. southern part of the state. We find lots of Trivia Question wildlife in rivers .We find What two big rivers are in Illinois? Mississippi river Ohio river
4BR PUBLICATIONS 4Brown Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Cities To Visit Around Illinois By: Jonah Illinois has many famous cities to Advanced Burger Flipping! My visit. Here are just a few. Chicago final city is DeKalb. This city is has the tallest tower in the U.S.A., home to the barbed wire. I hope the Sears Tower. Now for Aledo. you enjoy these cities! Advanced Burger Fliping Q: What class can you take in Oakbrook? A: Advanced Burger Flipping The Sears Tower, which is in Chicago. Its name was made by pulling let- ters out of a hat! Metropolis is su- perman’s hometown, and in Oakbrook, you can take classes in Pulling “letters” out of a hat
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Abraham Lincoln by Lily president during the Civil war. He led the slaves out of slavery. Abe was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth April 14th 1865.He died the next day. Luckily, his home still stands today in Spring- field, Illinois. Abe Lincoln as the 16th president. Illinois has lots of famous people. One of them was Abraham Lin- coln. Abraham Lincoln moved to Illinois when he was 21 years old. Soon after Abe married Mary Todd in 1865.He ran for president twice and the second time he was elected. Abe Lincoln, was the16th Mary Todd Lincoln president of Illinois. He was Trivia : During what war was Abe A:During the Civil war president/?
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Natural Resources Of Illinois By: Louis Illinois has many natural re- sources. One of them is coal .Coal is one thing we mine out of the ground. By using big scoopers. Coal used for elec- tricity ,roads buildings and homes too .coal is a very im- portant natural resource in Illi- nois. Over three fourths of Illi- nois is covered with coal and other minerals such as COAL IS MELTED INTO ELECTRISITY fluorite .sometimes coal is hauled on boats trains and even big trucks. To get coal miners go far under ground to get coal. There are many types of coal one of them is light and brown ,subbituminous ,anthracit e .to make a coal mine first miners use a big truck with a big Coal is being carried in trains. saw blade to open the wall and take the coal out with pickaxe’s and drills. Light and brow subbiumas anthrscite
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 The state flower by Maddie Bretz Illinois state flower is the violet . There are more than 100 of vio- lets grow in the United States. Al- so the violet was named by school children in 1907.The vio- lets grow through out most of the world . Also violets nickname is called bird-foot violets. The violet is also the flower of the month of March. Violets grow in many places What year was the violet named by school chil- dren ? There are more than 100 of vio- lets grow in the United States 1907
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 ILLINOIS GRASSES by: Madysen Illinois has many natural re- courses . One natural re- course is grass. prairie grass is one. Small animals eat prairie grass. Some prairie grasses are big blue stem and little blue This is a picture of Indian grass. type of prairie. Grass lands This is what it looks like inside the prairie. are always covered in grass. stem. Farms and growing cities took over the prairie. Today What are two types of prairie grasses? most of the original prairie is gone. Indian grass is also a Big blue stem and little blue stem
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Walt Disney by: mariela Illinois has many famous people. One of those famous people is Walt Disney. Walt Disney was a former WWI ambulance driver. He also made the first talking ani- mated character – Mickey Mouse after he moved to los angles. Dis- ney built Disneyland incidentally. Disneyland is known for Disneys pictures. Walt Dis- neys full Disney lived from 1901 to 1966. name is early in Disneys life his family Walter Eli- moved to Missouri. Disney spent as Disney. much of his boyhood on a farm In 1937 near Marceline. At ‘16’,disney Disney made the first animated Disney is- studied art in Chicago. In 1920 talking character–mickey sued the first Disney joined the Kanas City mouse. full length ani- film directing company. mated film Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs this movie became one of Q.At what age did Disney study art in the most famous movies in histo- Chicago? ry! Disney was born in Chicago. 16
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 FUN Places In Illinois by Maya Illinois has many interesting and fun places to vist.one of them is the Shed Aquarium in Chicago and includes reptiles, inverte- brates, and lots of sea life. Anoth- er place is the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago which has more than 2,000 interesting animals. Grant park is a great place to visit in the summers for festivals and deep- style pizza. Finally Lego land in Lego lands Lego SpongeBob Chicago has more than 2,000 kinds of Legos and Lego sets. The- se sites in Chicago are great vaca- tion spots because they are inter- esting and great fun for all ages. Trivia question Q: where is Lego land located? A:chicago Shed aquarium shark
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Places to Visit in Springfield By: Mitch rub Abes nose it will bring you good luck. Another sight is Abes cabin which he first lived in 1809. Another sight is the presidential library, witch has a load of books about ole Abe and what he did and were he lived at. Trivia question: When was the State Capitol built ? This is Abes tomb but before you en- ter rub his nose so you can have good luck. In Springfield you can visit a wonderful place called the State Capitol, it was built in 1888. Another sight to see is the old State Capitol, something to know about is it looks the same as it does whenever Abe was there. While were talking Old state capitol which looks the same as it does when ole Abe was about Abe you can even visit his there. tomb, but before you enter if you The state capitol was built in 1888 .
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Illinois symbols by: montrel 4BR The state animal is the white- tailed deer the white tailed deer can run up to 35 miles (56 KILO- METERS) per hour. THEY also are the largest mammal living in the state and one of the fast- est.IN the1800s, hunters drove the white-tailed deer from the state. Today white-tailed deer are a common sight in most parts of This is a Buck. It is very big. the state. school children select- ed the white-tailed deer as the state animal in 1980. How fast can a white tailed deer run. 35 miles56 kila- IT is very strong.it also has meters per HOUR. long legs.
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Edgar Burroughs By Nick Quivey There are many fa- million copies and trans- mous Illinoisans. One lated them in to 30 dif- ferent languages. Edgar wrote 70 books altogether. Young Edgar Burroughs of them is Edgar Bur- roughs. Edgar wrote Older Edgar Burroughs twenty-eight books about Tarzan. Edgar was born in Chicago on What year did Edgar R. Burroughs die in? September 1 and died in 1875.Edgar sold 36 1950
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Illinois Animals by Payton C. Illinois has many different animals like the buffalo who are found in the prairie. The Coyote live all over Illinois even in the cities and suburbs. Coyotes usually eat rabbits, mice and other small animals. But they have ben none to attack small dogs in their back yards. The white tailed deer is Illinois state animal. They also live The white tailed deer is the larg- on the prairie to get the food and est mammal living in Illinois. nutrients they need they are the largest animal in Illinois. The deer can run up to 35 miles 56 kilometers. Where do coyotes live? Cities and suburbs Coyotes eat rabbits and mice but they wonder into peoples back yards and attack small dogs
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Jane Addams By Evie Jane Addams is A famous Illinois- an. Jane Addams was born in Ce- darville , Illinois. Jane Addams graduated from Rockford College in 1881. In 1889, she moved into A home in the slums of Chicago This is A picture when she was A young women. for people. Addams spoke out against child labor , overcrowd- ing cities, and unclean conditions. She won A Nobel Peace Prize for her hard work. Trivia question ; Where was This is Jane Addams with children she Jane Addams born ? watched. and turned it into a community Cedarville , Illinois
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 JOSEPH SMITH By Alack Whiting Joseph Smith was jailed many times because of his religion. However the final time he went to jail he was shot by a mob. Eventually his followers were driven out of Joseph smith as a young man. Illinois has many famous peo- ple. One of them is JOSEPH SMITH. He lived from 1805 to1844.He was born in Ver- mont. He is famous because he is the founder of the Mormon church. Later on the church be- came the church of the Jesus Christ and later day saints. When he was 15 he saw God Joseph Smith preaching. and his son Jesus Christ . Did you know he lived in Navoo and he started a church there.? Navoo. Trivia Question Q; How long did Joseph smith live? A: 39 years
4BR PUBLICATIONS Illinois Magazine V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 N O V E M B E R 1 4 , 2 0 1 1 Cities To Visit Around Illinois Illinois has many famous cities a hat! Metropolis is super- to visit. Here are just a few. man’s hometown, and in Chicago has the tallest tower Oakbrook, you can take clas- in the U.S.A., the Sears Tower. ses in Advanced Burger Flip- Now for Aledo. Its name was ping! My final city is DeKalb. made by pulling letters out of This city is home to the barbed wire. I hope you en- joy these cities!