Lesson Plans

The museum and capitol lesson plans below are based on the on-site educational programs conducted at the Tennessee State Museum and Tennessee State Capitol. They contain pre and post visit lesson activities that will help your students make the most of their visit. For additional lesson activities on Tennessee history, visit the Tennessee State Museum’s educational web site www.tennesssee4me.org. 

 
 Museum Lesson Plans for Younger Students:

              The Frontier Life of Anne Cockrill (K-4th Grade)

               Home is Where the Hearth Is in the Museum Experience Room (MER) (K-4th Grade)

               Frontier Highlights Tour (K-4th Grade)

               Frontier Print Shop (K-4th Grade)

               Tennessee State Capitol (4th Grade)

 

Museum Lesson Plans for Older Students:

               First Tennesseans (4th-8th Grade)

               The World War II Homefront in Tennessee (5th-12th Grade)

               Tennessee State Capitol (5th Grade)

               Tennessee State Capitol High School Government (8th-12 Grade)

 

Lesson Plans for the Civil War:

Annie Davis — A Letter To Lincoln
Emancipation Proclamation Document Analysis Sheet
Emancipation Proclamation Text
Emancipation  Proclamation Map Lesson
U.S. Map 1860
Deciphering the Document





tn4me

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120

FREE ADMISSION

Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

 





tn4me

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120

FREE ADMISSION

Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org