For Kids & Teachers
The sites and stories of Wilshire Boulevard delight kids of all ages. Wilshire also offers a range of teaching opportunities, from local history to math.
See below for downloadable resources including a super-fun Kids' Guide, lesson plans developed for LAUSD teachers in 2005, a guide to religious spaces on Wilshire, and a five-part Reading Room series published by the Los Angeles Times in 2005.
The Sacred Places of Wilshire Boulevard: A Guide for Kids, by Kids
Spanish Glossary for The Sacred Places of Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles Times Reading Room Series: Touring Wilshire Boulevard (2005)
Lesson Plans for Teachers
Lesson 4: Elks Club/Park Plaza Hotel
Lesson 5: St. Basil's Catholic Church and Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Lesson 7: How Do Current Events Affect Culture?
Lesson 8: Form and Function: The Darkroom
Lesson 11: Los Angeles and the Automobile
Lesson plans developed in 2005 by Erin Sullivan