What Makes a Neighborhood? (Outreach and virtual)
This multi-session, project-based outreach program brings a museum educator and materials to the classroom, either in person or virtually, engaging students in the process of creating a history tour about their school or neighborhood. During this 8 session program, students develop mapping, research, speaking and leadership skills and increase their understanding of the role Richmond played in state and national history.
Limited availability, inquire for more information. Program length and format can be customized for class subject and schedule.
Program Objectives: Students will learn about the history and the space surrounding their school, will work with primary and secondary sources to develop mapping and research skills, will compare past and present events, will develop a historical narrative and will develop presentation skills.
Program Type: school program
Grade(s): 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
SOL(s): SOLs vary depending on grade and class focus.