Category Archives: Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights App: Android and PDF Release

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights app is not available for Android devices. Continue reading

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Space Race Teaching Activities

Students learn about the pioneering Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs that set the foundation for the modern space program and played an integral role in the Cold War. Continue reading

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Art as Propaganda in World War I

Two new WWI teaching activities introduce students to artists employed to show the war to Americans back home. Continue reading

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New DocsTeach Activity: Congress in Article I of the U.S. Constitution

Students match primary sources to clauses from Article I of the U.S. Constitution that detail six powers of Congress in our newest online activity. Continue reading

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100 Leaders in World History

Our partner National History Day invites students and people of all ages to vote for the best leaders in world history. Continue reading

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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights: iPad App and Educational Resource

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights, our new mobile app for iPads, allows students to explore the proposals, debates, and revisions that shaped the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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National Archives Documents in New iPad App–The New Immigrants: NYC 1880-1924

Over thirty┬áNational Archives documents are part of a free educational app for the iPad called the New Immigrants: NYC 1880-1924. Created by the New York City Department of Education (via app developer Vanguard Direct), the app includes photographs, written documents, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Treaties for Teaching American Indian History

Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools. Continue reading

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New Resources for Teaching the History of Native America

Our new webpages yield primary sources related to American Indians and teaching and research tools. Continue reading

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Ahoy Mateys! New Whaling Documents Come to DocsTeach this Month

Whaling is a major part of history! It offers windows into the past through music, art, mathematics, science, and geography. Continue reading

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