Dana-Thomas House Education Material

Dana-Thomas House Education Resources

The Dana-Thomas House offers educators:

  • Teacher’s Education Packet – geared toward Illinois State Learning Standards and including classroom activities and worksheets for Elementary, middle and high school students.
  • Power point presentations of images of the Dana-Thomas House and other Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings.
  • Scripts (at varying grade levels) to accompany the power presentations.

Teacher’s Education Packet

The following education packet and classroom activities are available as pdf files which can be read using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Classroom Activities

  1. Shapes, Shapes and More Shapes (Early Elementary)
  2. Geometry and Nature (Upper Elementary)
  3. Susan Dana and Frank Lloyd Wright (Upper Elementary or Middle)
  4. Geometry and Nature (Middle School)
  5. Geometry and Nature (High School)
  6. Wright’s Prairie School Houses (High School)

Student Worksheets

  1. Sumac Window Color Sheet
  2. Treasure Hunt (Upper Elementary)
  3. Research projects (Middle or High School)
  4. Architecture and the Dana-Thomas House Crossword Puzzle (Middle or High School)

Glossary
Resources

Power Point Presentations

Three power point presentations of images of the Dana-Thomas House and other Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings.

  1. Frank Lloyd Wright (for use independently or with above activities)
  2. Tour of the Dana-Thomas House (for use independently or with above activities)
  3. Art Class by Frank Lloyd Wright (for use with above activities)
  4. Power Point Credits

Please note the images in these presentations are copyright protected.

Scripts to Accompany Power Point Presentations
The following scripts are available as pdf files which can be read by using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  1. Frank Lloyd Wright Elementary
  2. Tour of the Dana-Thomas House Elementary
  3. Frank Lloyd Wright Middle School
  4. Tour of the Dana-Thomas House Middle School
  5. Frank Lloyd Wright High School
  6. Tour of the Dana-Thomas House High School