Teaching Materials

Course One: Integrating Local Resources into the Classroom (for teachers)
Course Two: Unit on Rome (Grades 3-6)
Course Three: Then and Now, a summer cultural enrichment day camp, Grades 6-8
Course Four: Portrait Unit (Art), Grades 9-12
Course Five: Character (Literature), Grades 9-12
Course Six: Five Days in Classical Rome (study tour), Grades 9-12

Course One offers an introduction to integrating local resources into the classroom, such as the Riley Collection, other collections in the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, neo-classical buildings in downtown Cedar Rapids, and local cemeteries.

The other courses are ten-day lesson plans created by eastern Iowa teachers that offer examples for teachers how to integrate local resources into the classroom for different age groups through various topics.

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