Chicago worlds fair

Wonders of the Chicago World’s Fair – 1893


by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When three siblings get to visit the opening day of the World’s Columbian Exposition, they see sights and attractions and technology that amaze them. This fictional passage based on an exciting real world event also includes historical figures who were significant in America at that time, some of whom might have actually been at the World's Fair. Students will read the passage and answer questions on the setting, the details, and the characters.