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English - Third Grade 3.5

Art and Live Animals at the Chrysler Museum of Art

Begin your program with a safari to explore the artistic interpretation of animals in the Chrysler Museum of Art’s collections. Then the real thing! Educators from the Virginia Zoo will bring animals to the museum and introduce students to some of the same animals they’ve seen expressed in the art during their tour through the museum. Don’t miss this unique program! (Grades 1 - 4)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 1.3, 2.3, 3.1, Science: 1.5, 2.4, 3.4, 3.5, 4.5, 4.8
  • Time Required: 2 hours
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $4.50 per child, this includes the art tour and the animal program. To book this program, please call the Chrysler Museum at 757-333-6283

This New Land Called Virginia: Christopher Newport and the Founding of the Colony

Take your students on a journey back to 1607 with the explorer and adventurer Captain Christopher Newport. Captain Newport discusses the hardships the English encountered as they built the colony and their relationship with the Powhatan natives.

  • Location: Lee Hall Mansion
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.3, 3.5, 3.10, VS.1, VS.3, USI.1, USI.4, USI.5, CE.2, WHII.4, VUS.2, VUS.3
  • Time Required: 50 minutes
  • Dates:
  • Costs: $4 per student on-site; $1.50 per student outreach

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