Category Archives: Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans

Teaching Conflicting Opinions

We’ve developed lessons to help students grasp the necessary steps for understanding and dealing with conflicting opinions. Continue reading

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Upcoming PD Webinar: Native Voices from the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Join us to learn about incorporating the Honoring Tribal Legacies Handbook into your curriculum on June 5th. Continue reading

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Meet Our New Document Analysis Worksheets!

Our new worksheets have a new look and reinforce a standard progression while guiding students through the document analysis process. Continue reading

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New “Remembering WWI” App Release!

Remembering WWI is an iPad and Android app for exploring, collaborating, and engaging with an extensive collection of WWI photographs and moving images. Continue reading

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Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test: A New Student Workbook

This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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New Bill of Rights Distance Learning Programs

We’re offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom. Continue reading

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Teaching about Pearl Harbor

Students can work with primary sources as historical evidence to understand the country at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack and the U.S. entrance into World War II. Continue reading

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What is the Freedom of Information Act?

This new infographic explains basic facts about the public’s rights under the Freedom of Information Act and what to expect during the FOIA process. Continue reading

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How Are You Persuaded? – Historical Election Memorabilia

Our six-question “personality quiz” can be a quick class warm-up activity, and provides a way to bring historical campaigns and memorabilia into this election season. Continue reading

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Truman Presidential Inquiries

Lessons available in the “Truman Presidential Inquiries” project pose a question connected to Truman’s time as president, then direct the learner to carefully consider what the evidence reveals. Continue reading

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