Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!
Discover new primary sources and teaching activities on DocsTeach. Learn about an art competition for grades 4-6.
The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
Find primary sources and teaching activities related to women's rights and changing roles in American history on a new DocsTeach topic page.
Primary sources and teaching activities provide students an opportunity to compare and contrast attitudes on immigration during this turbulent period in modern history.
Access our "Teaching the Constitution with Political Cartoons" webinar on the National Archives YouTube channel.
Recent highlights of primary sources newly added to DocsTeach
Students in New Jersey examined letters to Congress, comparing points of view and main arguments. One letter was in favor of women's suffrage. The other was from a women’s group opposed to giving women the right to vote.
A journal article and podcast provide a deeper dive into students rights cases, including Tinker v. Des Moines.
When the United States entered World War I, among the hundreds of thousands of men who registered for the first round of the draft that year were immigrants from all corners of the world.