Traveling Trunks

Bring the Captain John Smith National Historic Trail to your classroom! Interactive traveling trunks provide an engaging way to get your students excited about history.

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  • You and your students can reach back in time and touch the past through Historic Jamewtowne's Traveling Trunk. This traveling trunk offers hands-on, interactive activities for studying the settlement and expansion of Jamestown. All activities are aligned with the updated Virginia Standards of Learning for History.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    First Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, History
    Keywords:
    Captain John Smith Voyages, Captain John Smith, Chesapeake Bay
  • The Education department at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum has created unique traveling trunks available to any Maryland teacher to enhance their students' learning experience. Our trunks focus on two distinct subjects in Maryland's history: Native Americans people pre-contact and the lives of Marylanders during the War of 1812. While both trunks were created with the 4th grade curriculum in mind, the lessons can easily be adapted to older and younger audiences.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    First Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, History, Military and Wartime History, Naval History, War of 1812
    Keywords:
    war of 1812, Chesapeake Bay, Battle of St. Leonards Creek, American Indian, Southern Maryland, traveling trunk, Chesapeake Campaign, Joshua Barney
  • Large trunks filled with reproduction primary source artifacts and documents that travel to your classroom for a three-week rental. Also include lessons plans, activity suggestions, worksheets, and audiovisuals.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Colonial History, History
    Keywords:
    Colonial, maryland, Captain John Smith, Jamestown, Chesapeake Bay, Colonial Chesapeake

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