Below are educational resources to enhance your field trip experience.

Please download and review the materials below. Grade levels are recommended, but it is up to your discretion as a teacher which materials are most appropriate for your students. If you wish to conduct the writing exercises during your museum field trip, please print out copies for students prior to their trip and bring them along.

American Writers Museum Field Trip Materials (Grades 3-5)

Engage all the senses while learning about the history and process of writing. Students will share their answers at the end of the trip.

Size: 67.8 KB
In-Person Field Trip Instructions for Teachers

Instructions for how to best use the curriculum created for in-person field trips to the Museum, and continued learning after the visit.

Size: 52.6 KB
Young students on a field trip at the American Writers Museum in Chicago, IL
American Writers Museum Field Trip Materials (Grade 6-8)

Explore different writing forms throughout the Museum. Students will share their answers at the end of the trip.

Size: 76.8 KB
In-Person Field Trip Instructions for Teachers

Instructions for how to best use the curriculum created for in-person field trips to the Museum, and continued learning after the visit.

Size: 52.6 KB
Two children on a field trip at the American Writers Museum. Both are wearing masks and looking at a wall display with multiple screens, one seated and one standing.
American Writers Museum Field Trip Materials (Grades 9-12)

Learn about the history and process of writing. Students will share their answers at the end of the field trip.

Size: 80.2 KB
In-Person Field Trip Instructions for Teachers

Instructions for how to best use the curriculum created for in-person field trips to the Museum, and continued learning after the visit.

Size: 52.6 KB
A teen girl on a field trip looks at an exhibit at the American Writers Museum