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At-Home Learning Activities for Middle School

Check out these online activities and lesson plans from around the National Archives and Presidential Libraries for teaching civics or American history to Middle School students.

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Elementary Age At-Home Learning Activities

We've created activities and ideas for teaching elementary age children. These resources focus on skills like sequencing and finding clues in historical objects, and topics like symbols and national monuments.

How have Americans responded to immigration? activity on iPad

Resources for Online Teaching & Learning

For educators who are now teaching remotely and homeschooling parents, we have several resources for online teaching and learning at the National Archives.

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Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 16th

This series of free 45-minute programs for students in grades 4-12 runs from January through March 2020.

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Breaking Barriers in History: Resources for NHD 2020

Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!

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Get Ready for Constitution Day!

Find resources for teaching the Constitution on Constitution Day, or any day!

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Educators Open House in Washington, DC

DC metro area educators are invited to attend an open house at the National Archives on September 12.