Resources

 
 
Resources

Hermitage Visit Materials

Hands-on-History

Hands-on-History Frequently Asked Questions

Teacher's Guide to The Hermitage

Feel free to download and print off the Teacher's Guide for group leaders, chaperones, etc and bring to help guide discussion around the property.  

Research Guide

This working document compiles credible online sources for research on Jackson and Jacksonian America.

On-Site Activities

K-3rd Scavenger Hunt (Pg 1, Pg 2, Answer Key)

Who's Who at The Hermitage! (Pg 1, Pg 2, Pg 3, Pg 4, Pg 5, Pg 6, Pg 7, Answer Key)

What's What at The Hermitage! (Pg 1, Pg 2, Pg 3, Pg 4, Pg 5, Pg 6, Answer Key)

 

Thematic Units

Andrew Jackson and the Bank War

Archaeology at The Hermitage

The Battle of New Orleans

Christmas at The Hermitage

Clover Bottom General Store

The Corrupt Bargain: The Election of 1824

I Spy the Past

The Importance of Andrew Jackson

Irish in America

Nullification!

Slavery at The Hermitage

Trail of Tears

 

Tour Only

Pre & Post Visit Materials for Tour Only School Groups

 

Academic Standards

Andrew Jackson & the Bank War

Metro Nashville Public Schools

8th Grade - HS Economics - HS Government

Tennessee Department of Education

8th Grade - HS Economics - HS Government

National Standards

5th-12th Grades

 

Archaeology at The Hermitage

Metro Nashville Public Schools

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade

Tennessee Department of Education

4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade

 

Christmas at The Hermitage

Metro Nashville Public Schools

1st Grade - 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade

Tennessee Department of Education

1st Grade - 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade

 

Clover Bottom General Store

Metro Nashville Public Schools

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade

Tennessee Department of Education

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade

 

The Corrupt Bargain

Metro Nashville Public Schools

8th Grade - Government

Tennessee Department of Education

8th GradeGovernment

National Standards

5th-12th Grades

 

I Spy the Past

Metro Nashville Public Schools

2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade

Tennessee Department of Education

2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade

 

Junior Docents

Metro Nashville Public Schools

4th Grade

Tennessee Department of Education

4th Grade

 

Slavery at The Hermitage

Metro Nashville Public Schools

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade

Tennessee Department of Education

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade - African-American Studies

National Standards

5th-12th Grades

 

Trail of Tears

Metro Nashville Public Schools

4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade

Tennessee Department of Education

4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - 7th Grade - 8th Grade

National Standards

5th-12th Grades