We are pleased to present this adventurous and rich online curriculum to accompany “The Making of Milwaukee” (MOM) produced by Milwaukee Public Television. This curriculum is for use at in grades 5-12 and is especially flexible.
The MOM curriculum is organized within six historical themes that align with “The Making of Milwaukee” Video Chapter Series. Each historical theme includes numerous learning activities that can be used as single lessons or as part of an ongoing investigation of Milwaukee History. John Gurda’s book by the same title is the primary print reference for the curriculum.
Social Studies Content Themes
Access 16 Social Studies Content Themes customized for Grades 5-12
Original 5-12 Classroom Curriculum
Download the Original 5-12 “Making of Milwaukee” (MoM) Curriculum for Grades 5-12 organized around major historical eras and themes.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Access Teaching and Learning Strategies using "The Making of Milwaukee" as content base for Grades 5-12
Making of Milwaukee: The Next Chapter
Download the latest curriculum that aligns with the film series, "The Next Chapter".
The full film series is now available online. Access requires a code available through your school district curriculum department.