Educator's Guide: Language Arts: Create Your Own Museum

Background:

Post trip activity. After the students visit the park, they will create a museum in their classroom

Methods:

Students will set up a museum reflecting their views of the park. Students can make replicas of the items they saw, use photographs, souvenirs, maps etc... Older students can make exhibit signs. Students will develop a tour of their museum and present it to others.

Classroom Activities:

  • Art
  • Language Arts
  • Social Studies

Grades:

  • K- 12

Objectives:

Students will reinforce their tour of the park by creating a museum and giving tours to other classes.

Materials: Art supplies, Vicksburg keepsakes, souvenirs, maps. Older students will need lettering materials to make signs

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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