Grade Range: K-3
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 30 Minutes
Date Posted: 7/11/2013
Learn how architects use paper to represent plans for buildings. Make two- and three-dimensional representations of your home using close observation and measurements. Part of an OurStory module entitled Building Beautiful Buildings, this activity includes step-by-step instructions, graph paper, a foldable model, examples from the museum’s exhibition plans, and background information on architecture. OurStory is designed to help children and adults explore history together through the use of children's literature, museum objects, and hands-on activities.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)