Curriculum-Based Lesson Plans
Middle School Curriculum Guide (to be used in the classroom)
Where to? What Next? Education Film
Use lesson plans with Where to? What next? They have been designed to meet education standards while creating an interactive and educational environment for students to learn about the life of the famous American poet, Carl Sandburg, while exploring their own life. You may contact the park's education program coordinator to have a free copy of the DVD and lesson plans mailed to your classroom.
Curriculum Materials Available from the National Park Service
Did You Know?
Carl Sandburg, who won two Pulitzer prizes and entertained heads of state, presidents, and Hollywood movie stars, only formally graduated from the eighth grade. He attended college classes for four years, but never received a degree.