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Field Trip Planning

Don’t limit your field trip to just one day of learning! Use the following resources to prepare for your visit and to continue learning when you return to your classroom.

Special Student Programs

Enhance your visit to Mount Vernon by participating in one of our specially designed student programs. Ranging from Historic Area walking tours to immersive learning programs at the George Washington: Pioneer Farmer site, Mount Vernon offers a variety of special activities which will help you meet your state’s Standards of Learning and provide a particularly memorable experience for your students.

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Field Trip Companion

Download our new Field Trip Companion, a 32-page booklet with a comprehensive interpretation of Mount Vernon, tour group discussion questions, fun facts about George Washington, suggested reading lists, and other helpful information!

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Curriculum Connections

This document includes Common Core State Standards, District of Columbia Public School Standards of Learning and Virginia State Standards of Learning that we suggest are relevant for each of our featured student programs.

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Classroom Activities & Lesson Plans

Access lesson plans, activity sheets, and our popular biography lesson, George Washington: Lessons in Leadership.

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