DESTINATIONS
Distance

Virtual

Virtual Field Trips feature three live and interactive activities: Guided Exploration of the American Writers Museum or two online exhibits, Mind of a Writer live activities including gameplay and pop quizzes, and Writer Wednesdays discussions with contemporary writers. The online educational program also offers downloadable curriculum for students to use at their pace, videos of renowned authors and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

On-Site Field Trips

On-site field trips at the American Writers Museum bring literature to life with interactive exhibits and hands-on learning. Designed to be self-guided, students can explore at their own pace and follow their specific interests. At the American Writers Museum, students write their own experience. The exhibit design and interactive elements encourage exploratory, multi-sensory learning and, of course, fun!

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

ABOUT

American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum is a unique museum, being the first and only national museum honoring American writers and their work, with interactive exhibits and programs that celebrate the past, promote the present and inspire the future of writing in the United States. The museum features more than 400 years of American writing history, vintage typewriters, Word Waterfall, word games, and a Surprise Bookshelf that includes sounds, smells, videos and dioramas.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

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History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Virtual

Virtual Field Trips feature three live and interactive activities: Guided Exploration of the American Writers Museum or two online exhibits, Mind of a Writer live activities including gameplay and pop quizzes, and Writer Wednesdays discussions with contemporary writers. The online educational program also offers downloadable curriculum for scouts to use at their pace, videos of renowned authors and more.

supports scout badges in:
American Heritage, Writing

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

On-Site Field Trips

On-site field trips at the American Writers Museum bring literature to life with interactive exhibits and hands-on learning Designed to be self-guided, students can explore at their own pace and follow their specific interests. At the American Writers Museum, scouts write their own experience. The exhibit design and interactive elements encourage exploratory, multi-sensory learning and, of course, fun!

supports scout badges in:
American Heritage, Writing

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

ABOUT

American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum is a unique museum, being the first and only national museum honoring American writers and their work, with interactive exhibits and programs that celebrate the past, promote the present and inspire the future of writing in the United States. The museum features more than 400 years of American writing history, vintage typewriters, Word Waterfall, word games, and a Surprise Bookshelf that includes sounds, smells, videos and dioramas.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Virtual

Virtual Field Trips feature three live and interactive activities: Guided Exploration of the American Writers Museum or two online exhibits, Mind of a Writer live activities including gameplay and pop quizzes, and Writer Wednesdays discussions with contemporary writers. The online educational program also offers downloadable curriculum for campers to use at their pace, videos of renowned authors and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

On-Site Field Trips

On-site field trips at the American Writers Museum bring literature to life with interactive exhibits and hands-on learning Designed to be self-guided, students can explore at their own pace and follow their specific interests. At the American Writers Museum, campers write their own experience. The exhibit design and interactive elements encourage exploratory, multi-sensory learning and, of course, fun!

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

ABOUT

American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum is a unique museum, being the first and only national museum honoring American writers and their work, with interactive exhibits and programs that celebrate the past, promote the present and inspire the future of writing in the United States. The museum features more than 400 years of American writing history, vintage typewriters, Word Waterfall, word games, and a Surprise Bookshelf that includes sounds, smells, videos and dioramas.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Virtual

Virtual Field Trips feature three live and interactive activities: Guided Exploration of the American Writers Museum or two online exhibits, Mind of a Writer live activities including gameplay and pop quizzes, and Writer Wednesdays discussions with contemporary writers. The online educational program also offers downloadable curriculum for students to use at their pace, videos of renowned authors and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

On-Site Field Trips

On-site field trips at the American Writers Museum bring literature to life with interactive exhibits and hands-on learning Designed to be self-guided, students can explore at their own pace and follow their specific interests. At the American Writers Museum, students write their own experience. The exhibit design and interactive elements encourage exploratory, multi-sensory learning and, of course, fun!

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

ABOUT

American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum is a unique museum, being the first and only national museum honoring American writers and their work, with interactive exhibits and programs that celebrate the past, promote the present and inspire the future of writing in the United States. The museum features more than 400 years of American writing history, vintage typewriters, Word Waterfall, word games, and a Surprise Bookshelf that includes sounds, smells, videos and dioramas.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

Virtual

Virtual Field Trips feature three live and interactive activities: Guided Exploration of the American Writers Museum or two online exhibits, Mind of a Writer live activities including gameplay and pop quizzes, and Writer Wednesdays discussions with contemporary writers. The online educational program also offers downloadable curriculum for visitors to use at their pace, videos of renowned authors and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

On-Site Field Trips

On-site field trips at the American Writers Museum bring literature to life with interactive exhibits and hands-on learning Designed to be self-guided, students can explore at their own pace and follow their specific interests. At the American Writers Museum, visitors write their own experience. The exhibit design and interactive elements encourage exploratory, multi-sensory learning and, of course, fun!

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts, American History, Multicultural

topics covered:
American Writers, American Song writers , Frederick Douglass, Immigrant Writers, Refugee Writers

contact info
Name: Noelle Velasco, Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 312-374-8771
Email: education@americanwritersmuseum.org

INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies Registration: Email, Online, Phone Cost: Fee, Free, Title I, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes Accessible To: In-person-PD (Physically), LD (learning challenged) , ASD (On the Spectrum)

ABOUT

American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum is a unique museum, being the first and only national museum honoring American writers and their work, with interactive exhibits and programs that celebrate the past, promote the present and inspire the future of writing in the United States. The museum features more than 400 years of American writing history, vintage typewriters, Word Waterfall, word games, and a Surprise Bookshelf that includes sounds, smells, videos and dioramas.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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