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My Chicago

Posted under Classroom Resources for Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Designed for children ages 6 to 12, My Chicago uses the symbols and design of the city’s flag to explore our rich and diverse history. The curriculum illustrates Chicago’s past and present by drawing on the Museum’s collections, including a variety of photographs, documents, and images of artifacts. The activities are appropriate for use in the classroom 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

Catholic Chicago

Posted under Classroom Resources for Grades 3, 4, 5

These resources were originally developed in 2008 for Catholic Chicago, a temporary exhibition, and can be adapted for use in the Chicago: Crossroads of America exhibition. The gallery conversation cards will help you frame your exploration of the Museum and highlight seven themes related to life in Chicago—people, place, work, community, education, reform, and celebration. Build More

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