NEW - Several of the park's curriculum resources have been updated to support Common Core State Standards. Standards are identified on the first page of each lesson.
Incorporating the life and work of Carl Sandburg into your educational curriculum is a perfect way to teach your students about Poetry, Literature, Social Studies, History or even Science! Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site provides teachers with a wide variety of teaching resources and learning opportunities! The parks education program is dedicated to providing teachers with the tools they need to inspire and educate their students about one of the most famous American Poets of our time. Opportunities include on-site field trips, classroom activities, student poetry contests and more!
What do teachers think about Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site?
“All agree, this was the best field trip we have experienced in 3rd grade at Torrence Creek Elementary School”
“ As long as I am teaching American Literature, the Sandburg trip will be a fixture.”
Did You Know?
Carl Sandburg's eyes were very sensitive to light. He needed to protect his eyes whenever he worked outside and whenever he worked in rooms with incandescent lighting. He protected his eyes by wearing these green visors.