Virtual Capitol Extension Lessons

1. Extension Lesson: Create, Preserve & Restore

PURPOSE: Students meet the people who created the Nebraska State Capitol. They examine how they worked together while becoming familiar with the stories, values, and beliefs that are Nebraskan’s heritage. These lessons serve as the opening and closing to the Virtual Tour and focus on collaboration. The Virtual Tour can ignite a curious student to visit the Capitol as well as help them remember the importance of working together.

01: Overall Buiding

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What You Need

SESSION 1: ART & COLLABORATION - 40 Minutes
Poster

Art & Collaboration
PDF 2 pgs (11 x 17)

1.1

Guide

Teaching Poster Guide
PDF 1 pg

1.2

Guide

Collaborator Biographies
PDF 9 pgs

1.3

SESSION 2: VIRTUAL CAPITOL TOUR - 40 Minutes
Guide

Three Functions of Our Capitol
PDF 1 pg

2.1

Guide

Introduction to the Virtual Tour
PDF 1 pg

2.2

SESSION 3: 21st CENTURY COLLABORATORS - 40 Minutes
Guide

21st Century Collaboration
PDF 1 pg

3.1

Guide

Citizens Collaborate
PDF 1 pg

3.2

Discussion

Create, Preserve & Restore
PDF 1 pg

3.3

SESSION 4: CREATE, PRESERVE and RESTORE - 40 minutes (x3)
Art Activity

Create, Preserve and Restore
PDF 2 pgs

4.1

Art Activity

Work Collaboratively
PDF 2 pgs

4.2

Show What You Know

SESSSION 5: ASSESSMENT - 20 Minutes
Journal

Session 5 - Journal Entry
PDF 1 pg

5.1