classroom lessons that engage students

To prepare for your visit to Vizcaya please view the directions and parking details, bring with you a copy of the visit confirmation, share the guidelines for chaperones with the adults joining the group, remind all attendees to pack lunch, and ask students to leave their book bags at school.

School group itinerary

A printable school group itinerary template is provided for educators to share with students and chaperones, or to post in the classroom.

Pre- and Post-visit Classroom Lessons: “Visiting Vizcaya”

A pre-visit classroom lesson is provided to help educators and students prepare for their visit to Vizcaya. “Visiting Vizcaya” is produced in two levels to support different grade ranges. The “Teacher Version” provides notes and instructions for educators to facilitate the presentation for students.

Pre- and Post-visit Classroom Lessons: “Writing with Vizcaya”

An image-based writing lesson is provided for students that may be used before or after the visit. “Writing with Vizcaya” is produced in two levels to support different grade ranges.

Post-visit student feedback and reflection

A feedback form is provided for use after a visit for students to share their reflections on the field study experience.