Back to WHRO.org

  Teachers
  Leading-Edge Instructional Resources
  WHRO Classroom
  WHRO Education
  Professional Development
  Student Activities
  Grant and Funding Opportunities
  Student/Kids
  Families
  C.I.I.
  School Representations
English - Seventh Grade 7.1

Ancient Worlds, Ancient Lives
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Art and artifacts from the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, Japan, India, Africa, and Mesoamerica are introduced to students in this exciting tour. Cover all eight ancient civilizations. (Grades 2 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History and Social Science: 2.1, 3.1, 5.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.8
  • Time Required: 1 hour or 1 ½ hours
  • Dates:
  • Costs:

Art By Design
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Students will recognize the basic elements of a work of art such as form, line, color, and composition after completing this lively, interactive tour. (Grades K - 12)

  • SOLs Covered: English: K.3, 1.3, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

The Art of America
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Students explore the changing face of American culture by analyzing art works for form, style, content, and historical context. (Grades 4 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1 History and Social Science: 4.7, 5.3, 5.6, 5.7, 5.9, 6.1-8, 6.10, 11.2-13, 11.17
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

Beaver Tails
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_beaver.html

There is something intriguing about beavers. It is easy for us to see them in terms of human activity: engineers, architects, and homemakers. Beavers, like humans, don't just live in their environment, they change it, thereby affecting all of their neighbors. Beaver activity has shaped some park environments. This activity explores their effect. (Grades K-10)

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks
  • SOLs Covered: Science: K.1, K.2, K.6.17, 3.1, 2.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10, 4.1, 4.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.8, 6.9, 6.11, LS.1, LS.4, LS.7, LS.8, LS.9, LS.11, LS.12, BIO.1, BIO.9 .1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.5, 2. English: K.13, 1.3, 2.11, 3.7. 3.9. 4.7, 4.8, 5.7, 6.1, 6.3, 6.7, 6.8, 7.1, 7.8, 7.9, 8.1, 8.5, 9.4, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9
  • Time Required: Time Required at the Park: 1 to 2 hours, daylight hours. Small quiet groups may glimpse a beaver in evening or early morning (special arrangements may be necessary).
  • Dates: Time of Year: Any time is suitable, but in fall there will be more fresh sings, since beavers are most active then.
  • Cost:

Caution, Warning, DANGER!
http://www.vims.edu/adv/ed/bt/bt99lessons2.html

Students explore options for hazardous household waste disposal and discuss alternatives to use of hazardous products. They define words associated with toxics and see product examples. Students learn how to clean copper using non-toxic substances.

  • Location: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 6.2, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, English: 6.3
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs:

The Eagle Soars
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/house_content.htm

Explores the impact of social, economic, and political forces on the development of the City of Norfolk during the Federal Period. A pre-visit classroom outreach is included. (Grades 5 - 12)

  • Location: Moses Myers and Willoughby-Baylor House Programs
  • SOLs Covered: English: 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History and Social Science: 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 11.4, 11.5, 11.17, 12.1, 12.2
  • Time Required:
  • Dates: Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations.
  • Costs: $3.00 per student

Glass Through the Ages
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

This tour opens a window into the sparkling world of glass found in the Museum's world-renowned collection. (Grades 3 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1,7.1, Science: 3.3, 5.4, 6.7, PS.2, History: 3.1, 4.3 4.4, 4.7, 5.3, 5.6, 5.9, 6.2, 6.5, 6.1, 9.7, 9.1, 11.17
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation.

Greece and Rome: From the Ancients to the Modern World http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

This program includes a Museum tour that focuses on ancient objects and later works inspired by the ancient world. At the Moses Myers House, students will explore the Classical Revival architecture of downtown Norfolk, learn about neoclassical elements within the Myers House, and create their own neoclassical style plaster ornaments during a hands-on workshop. A pre-visit classroom outreach is included. (Grades 3-12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1 History: 3.1, 8.3, 8.4, 8.10, 9.2 9.7
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $5.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation.

Highlights of the Collection
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Great art from different times and different civilizations helps students better understand themselves and the world around them. This is also an excellent opportunity to introduce the Museum to them as an extraordinary community resource. (Grades K - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: K.3, 1.3, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History: K.1, 1.1, 2.1, 3.1, 4.7, 5.9, 5.10, 6.10, 6.11, 8.2, 8.3, 9.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9, 8.10, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7, 9.8, 9.9, 9.10, 9.11, 10.4, 11.17.
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

Jamestown Settlement Guided Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

Let our Foundation guide lead your group on a curriculum-based, inquiry-oriented tour of Jamestown Settlement. Students get involved with significant aspects of the English, Powhatan, and African cultures of the 17th-century colony at Jamestown Settlement. During tours, students handle reproduction objects, think about history through provocative questions, talk with costumed interpreters, and experience living history and gallery exhibits. Tours address the History and Social Science SOL's listed. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.5, WHII.4, WHII.1, WHI.2, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, WG.12, WG.1, VUS.3, VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.2, VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.3, USI.2, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.17, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.10, 2.12, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.9 Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 1.19, 1.9, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18 Science: PS.10, PS.1, PH.4, PH.3, LS.4, LS.12, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.10, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.3, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.8, 6.2 English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 6.2, 7.1
  • Time Required: 2 hours
  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Costs:

Mythology in Art
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Mythological stories combined with great art create lively references to the gods and goddesses of the ancient worlds. Follow their antics from ancient times right into the present! (Grades 2 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History and Social Science: 2.1, 3.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.8, 8.10, 10.4
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

Yorktown Victory Center Sampler Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

This tour led by a trained educator is designed to help groups get the most out of limited time at either museum by highlighting exhibits in the galleries and living history areas. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.6, WHII.1, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, VUS.4, VUS.3, VUS.1, VS.6, VS.5, VS.4, VS.1, USI.6, USI.5, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 , Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18, Science: PS.10, PH.4, PH.3, LS.8 PS.1, LS.4, K.6, K.4, K.2, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.4, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 4.8, 6.2, English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 7.1
  • Time Required: 1 hour
  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Costs: Minimum 15 students.

Yorktown Victory Center Guided Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

Let our Foundation guide lead your group on a two-hour curriculum-based, inquiry-oriented tour of Yorktown Victory Center. Students get involved with significant aspects of the impact of the American Revolution on the people of America and the development of the new nation at Yorktown Victory Center. During tours, students handle reproduction objects, think about history through provocative questions, talk with costumed interpreters, and experience living history and gallery exhibits. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.6, WHII.1, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, VUS.4, VUS.3, VUS.1, VS.6, VS.5, VS.4, VS.1, USI.6, USI.5, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18 , Science: PS.10, PH.4, PH.3, LS.8 PS.1, LS.4, K.6, K.4, K.2, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.4, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 4.8, 6.2, English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 7.1
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • Costs:

Cultural Portal Categories
English Links