Curriculum Standards

A group inside First Capitol during a field trip.

Curriculum Standards

First Capitol field trips will enable your students to meet Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Social Studies and Science Instruction as provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. See more information about standards in the Chapter 1 Packet.

The printable activity packets below were designed to enhance a visit to First Capitol for elementary school students. If you are unable to visit, we hope you will still be able to use our materials to augment your social studies curriculum. Please feel free to photocopy any part of the packet as necessary.

Educational Activity Packets

  • Chapter 1 Packet (PDF, 525 KB)
    The first 15 pages include the table of contents, introduction, pre-visit activities and curriculum standards.
  • Chapter 2 Packet (PDF, 568 KB)
    The next 11 pages include on-site activities organized according to each building in the tour.
  • Chapter 3 Packet (PDF, 66 KB)
    The last three pages include post-visit activities encouraging students to reflect on their visit and tell stories of exploring their community.
  • Full Packet (PDF, 1.08 MB)
    Entire 29-page packet includes the table of contents, introduction, pre-visit activities, curriculum standards, on-site activities and post-visit activities as outlined above.

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