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Escritores de la historia de Chicago

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin' town! Involve your Spanish class in a mini research project about a major event in the Windy City's history. They can choose the event (or you can assign one), and then they complete an eight-page packet...
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The blues highway: An integration of music with geography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the movement of the blues from rural Mississippi to urban Chicago and how place and the environment affected the development of the blues. They define the blues, where it originated and how and why it moved to Chicago....
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Carl Sandburg's "Chicago": Bringing a Great City Alive

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Carl Sandburg composed poetry that conveyed a time and place in American Literature and history. Learners identify the literary techniques he uses to describe the historical and cultural context of living in Chicago. They define the...
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Suspended 1,353 Feet Up

For Students 9th - 12th
With a series of pictures you are transported to Chicago's Skywalk. Read about this magnificent tourist attraction and answer the reading comprehension questions provided. Extend this activity by having your class write about other...
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The World's Fair of 1893: A Tribute to Agriculture and Advertising

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify connections between agriculture, advertising, and mail order catalogues during 1890s as expressed at World's Fair of 1893. Students interpret photographic exhibit and discuss how reactions of rural fair visitors...
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Windy City tries for 2016 Olympics

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students collect background information about costs of hosting Olympics, prepare presentation about Chicago's bid to host 2016 Summer Olympics, debate pros and cons of going to Chicago, and present findings to classmates.
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Exploring the History of the I&M Canal

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students examine the building of the I & M canal in Chicago. Using the internet, they research the lives of the individuals who worked on the construction and develop a timeline of events. They explore the impact of the canal on...
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Where the Buffalo Roam

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore what life in the Chicago area was like hundreds of years ago. They discuss how settlers impacted the environment, and why there are no longer herds of buffalo in the Chicago area today. They read an article and...
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Treasure Chest

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore Chicago in the fur-trading era. In this Chicago lesson, students discover what life what like during this time. Students read an historical fiction story about life in the fur-trade era. Students view replicas of...
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Facts About Chicago

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this United States worksheet, students read 9 essential facts about the city Chicago. Students answer 6 fill in the blank statements about Chicago. Students utilize the Internet or a encyclopedia to find the answers to the statements.
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An Upbeat West Side Story: Puerto Ricans and Postwar Racial Politics in Chicago

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read an article about the migration of Puerto Ricans to Chicago. As a class, they identify the barriers the immigrants faced regarding employment and separation from family members. To end the lesson, they work with a...
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I've Felt the Same Way

For Teachers K - 4th
Students recognize various differences between their lives and the lives of people living in the 19th century Chicago area. They hear stories from people living in four different historical time periods and match the stories to their...
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Exploring The Columbian Exposition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen to a read aloud of a book that provides background information on the Columbian Exposition. They research the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and the city of Chicago at the turn of the century and create a...
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Transportation Through Time

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write a short story illustrating the past and imaging the future in transportation. In this transportation lesson plan, students explore artifacts that have to do with transportation in the past in Chicago.
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"L" Stands for Elevated

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students play a trivia game to learn more about the Chicago public transportation system. In this transportation lesson plan, students also create an "L" car, and write advertising slogans for Chicago's elevated trains.
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Chicago

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Chicago worksheet, students read a short passage about the city of Chicago and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 4 questions.
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Facts About Chicago

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Chicago learning exercise, students read ten illustrated facts about the city of Chicago. Students do some research about Chicago and answer 6 questions about the city.
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Chicago

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this Chicago worksheet, students read a three paragraph text about "The Windy City". Students answer 4 multiple choice questions about the passage and then write three things they learned.
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Chicago

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Chicago reading comprehension worksheet, students read a brief selection about the Windy City and respond to 4 short answer questions.
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USA's 50 Largest Cities

For Students 4th - 8th
In this US Cities worksheet, students identify and locate USA's fifty largest cities. There are 50 cities listed for the students to locate in the word search.
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The History of Your Chicago River

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the history of the Chicago River. In groups, they identify the problems of the watershed and develop possible solutions. As a class, they examine the importance of the river to the Chicago area by reading a story. To...
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The Meat-Packing Industry in Chicago During the Progressive Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine maps showing the hog and corn distribution of the United States. In groups, they research the reasons why Chicago became the natural hub for meat-packing processing in the United States. They examine changes in...
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The Great Chicago Fire: Did Mrs. O'Leary's Cow Really Cause It?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the Great Chicago Fire and its myths on how it started. They use their critical thinking skills to determine what really happened. They write an essay supporting their opinion on the fire.
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Lesson 18: The Great Chicago Fire: City of Wood

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the causes of the Great Fire of Chicago and draw conclusion as to the most probable cause and preventative actions that could have minimized the damage.