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In the Classroom

In the Classroom provides an opportunity for all interested citizens to learn more about Milwaukee’s history through an online curriculum, interactive lessons, stories, and an image library that aligns with Milwaukee PBS Television Series "The Making of Milwaukee" based on John Gurda’s book by the same name.

Classroom Materials: Downloadable and adventurous curricula on Milwaukee's history that align with the TV series, The Making of Milwaukee. The Grades 1-4 curriculum and the Grades 5-12 curriculum include numerous learning activities that can be used as single lessons or as a complete series of lessons. Both curricula include the following learning activities:

Invitational (Springboard)
Video Response
Then and Now
Learning Outside the Classroom
Service Learning Opportunities
Timeline Activities
Essential, Main Idea, and Critical Analysis Questions
Children's Literature Appendix

Funding for curriculum and web activities provided by The Faye McBeath Foundation, Herzfeld Foundation, Koeppen-Gerlach Foundation, and The Penworthy Company.

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