Field Trips

I've Been Working on the Railroad

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Grade Level:
Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
Subject:
Literacy and Language Arts,Social Studies
Common Core Standards:
K.L.1, 1.L.5, 1.L.6, 1.RF.2
State Standards:
PA Department of Education
1.2 - Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Text
1.5 - Quality of Writing (ideas for a picture)
1.6 - Speaking and Listening

Background

In this engaging ranger-led program, students will learn about the people who kept the trains running - the engineer, the conductor, the brakeman and more.  They'll tour several railroad cars and learn about the function of each one.

(NOTE: This is a park on-site program only.)

Materials

Lesson Plan

Download I've Been Working on the Railroad Lesson Plan