Educational Resources

The Evanston History Center offers first-rate educational resources for educators and students. Whether looking for Evanston history-related projects and resources, a lively and informative speaker (click here to see our speakers bureau) for a class or meeting (virtual or in-person), or information about how to conduct oral history the Evanston History Center can help.

For more information on educational programs and resources at EHC, please contact Dr. Jenny Thompson at jthompson@evanstonhistorycenter.org.

Recent DH Items
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Lesson Plans
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Lesson plans for teachers, grades 9-12, using the Dawes House to provide more insight to novels from the early 20th century. Click to view the lesson plan. Downloadable PDF also available.
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Lesson Plans
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Lesson plans for teachers, grades 6-12, discussing the different roles of the many people who lived in the Dawes House and their experiences. Click to view the lesson plan. Downloadable PDF also available.
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Lesson Plans
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Lesson plans for teachers, grades 6-12, discussing technology, class, domestic life, and material culture. Click to view the lesson plan. Downloadable PDF also available.
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Lesson Plans
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Lesson plans for teachers, grades 2-5, discussing what it was like to be a kid 100 years ago. Click to view the lesson plan and photographs. Downloadable PDF and images are also available.
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Lesson Plans
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Lesson plans for teachers, grade 2-5, discussing with students how everyday life was very different in Evanston in the past. Click to view the lesson plan and photographs. Downloadable PDF and images also available.