CHICAGO HISTORY MAKERS PRINTABLES: A Unit about famous Chicago historical figures with activities
Pair with *CHICAGO HISTORICAL CREATIONS* and *TIMELINES OF CHICAGO HISTORY* !!!
Chicago History Makers is a collection of 1-page biographies of 10 notable Chicago people. They were chosen by their impact on Chicago and the U.S., with an eye to interest to children and diversity of subjects. Included are 5 vocabulary words per biography.
Each bio is accompanied by an activity worksheet with 3 parts.
1) 5 close statements about the person's life with a word bank
2) A vocabulary puzzle of a different type for each bio
3) An activity that asks for the student's input in various ways: such as making a drawing, cause and effect, or sequencing.
Each reading can be used independently in any order, not only for social studies, but for nonfiction reading practice. Their short length makes them ideal for a quick classroom lesson or an appropriate homework assignment.
The biographies included are: L. Frank Baum, Louis Sullivan, Clarence Darrow, Jane Addams, Edgar Rice Burroughs, the Marx Brothers, Bessie Coleman, Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, and Harold Washington.
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