Classroom Resources, Educators

Great Chicago Stories

Mar 11 2019

Enrich your instruction with Great Chicago Stories, an award-winning suite of twelve historical fiction narratives and supporting classroom resources. Download the narratives, which were written and classroom-tested by local teachers, and corresponding artifact sets. Use the map interactive to see where the historical events happened and how those same places look in contemporary Chicago.

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Please note: The “Trading Mystery” story and associated materials are currently under review. As we work toward sharing complex and inclusive histories, it is imperative that at times we step back and review resources and materials to ensure that they are culturally responsive, historically accurate, and actively antiracist. Please check back for updates as our review process continues.

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