The National Archives has primary sources and educational resources to help prepare your students for the modified DBQ format.
The documents presented here are used in a classroom activity for high school students and develops the skill of “Historical Issues-Analysis & Decision-Making.”
A “Girl Power” workshop connects participants with historical photos of girls from the records of the National Archives, stimulating creative thinking and writing.
We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDlLm-E_ILE&w=250&align=right ] Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our nation's birthday! If you can't come in person to Washington, DC, join … Continue reading Summer Programs Around the National Archives
This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. We'll conduct research with original documents in the holdings of the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Discover some of those incredible teachable documents that help educators and students unlock the past. You will explore a specific … Continue reading Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators
A newly digitized immigration file can help students learn about persecution against Jewish people in Russia in the early 1900s, and how it caused a spike in Jewish immigration to the United States.
Of the nearly 100 documents digitized during our annual teaching institute in Washington, DC, two really stand for learning about Chinese immigration.
Our former intern describes his favorite documents from the hundreds digitized and added to DocsTeach during our Primarily Teaching workshops earlier this year.
Today we shine a spotlight on a document that gave the United States one of its most famous monuments: the deed of gift for “Liberty Enlightening the World.”
This summer we digitized several fascinating documents related to the Chinese Exclusion Act.