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Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs

Posted under Classroom Resources for Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America examines the challenge of securing the nation without compromising the freedoms upon which the US were founded. The following pre- and postvisit classroom activities, combined with the exhibition analysis sheet, connect the classroom and museum experiences through the exploration of the important themes and questions the exhibition More

Teen Chicago

Posted under Classroom Resources for Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

The Teen Chicago collection contains one hundred oral histories about growing up in Chicago during the twentieth century. This collection was created as part of the Teen Chicago Project, a multiyear initiative to expand teenage involvement at the Chicago History Museum. A fifteen-member Teen Council was hired and trained to conduct interviews between October 2003 More

The Encyclopedia of Chicago

Posted under Classroom Resources for Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

No research project is complete without this online resource, which includes A-to-Z entries, photographs with zooming capability, rich maps, interpretive digital essays, and a wealth of historical sources. Explore the Encyclopedia of Chicago

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