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Tools for Teachers

There are many ways to incorporate the information from this website and the Lucy F. Simms exhibit into your classroom. We have selected Virginia Standards of Learning from various grades and classes and attached activities that work well with these, and that promote the learning of Harrisonburg’s history. Feel free to use or modify these activities however you see fit.

Virginia Studies:

VS.8

US History 1865 to Present:

USII. 1 a-d

World History and Geography to 1500 A.D. (C.E.):

WHII.1 - (a)

Virginia and United States History:

VUS.7,VUS.8,VUS.14

Virginia and United States Government:

SOL GOVT.1a

SOL GOVT1.b