Category Archives: Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans

Focus on Reconstruction: New Teaching Activities

Access new DocsTeach teaching activities created by U.S. history teacher Andrew Zetts. Continue reading

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Titanic Traveling Trunks Available

Titanic traveling trunks aim to teach students how to examine artifacts and compare the past to the present. Continue reading

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Working with Documents in Remembering WWI

Ready-to-use strategies for helping students work with newly digitized WWI-era primary sources featured in the new Remembering WWI app Continue reading

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Teaching the Vietnam War with DocsTeach

A new page on DocsTeach.org includes primary sources and activities for teaching about the Vietnam War. Continue reading

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Picture This – With DocsTeach!

A “Girl Power” workshop connects participants with historical photos of girls from the records of the National Archives, stimulating creative thinking and writing. Continue reading

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Constitution Day Resources

Here are resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time. Continue reading

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New Constitution Day Distance Learning Programs for Students and Educators

We have two brand new K-12 distance learning programs and a webinar for educators to help students throughout the country understand the importance and relevance of the Constitution. Continue reading

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Using the Remembering WWI App in the Classroom

We built the Remembering WWI app with teachers in mind. Here are some ideas for classroom use. Continue reading

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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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