In this Chicago worksheet, learners 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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Breaking the Food Chain
Throughout history, the growth of big cities has resulted in the destruction of ecosystems. In the case of Chicago, IL, a grassland that was once home to bison, deer, wolves, and foxes quickly became a booming city of over three million...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Meet the Nonfiction Main Idea Challenge
Help your class develop the ability to determine a main idea with a packet of materials that you can introduce and use over a period of time. The packet includes some information for the teacher and rationale for the exercises. There are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The History of Your Chicago River
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...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Section Three: What's the Status of Biodiversity?
Biodiversity is essential for every habitat, but many species are at risk due to pollution and other factors. Explore several different species native to Illinois in a gallery walk with posters that learners have created after research...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Chicago White Sox Win World Series
Learners react to a series of statements about the World Series, then read a news article about the Chicago White Sox winning the 2005 World Series. In this current events activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History