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.
For educators who are now teaching remotely and homeschooling parents, we have several resources for online teaching and learning at the National Archives.
In Green v. New Kent County, the 1968 Supreme Court ruled that a "freedom of choice" plan was not sufficient to bring about desegregation. The decision spurred on desegregation in earnest in Virginia schools.
Recent highlights of primary sources newly added to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives
In this new activity, students engage in a comparison of the American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen to learn about the Enlightenment and revolutionary ideas.
In this activity students will dive into three primary sources: Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, and the Bill of Rights from the U.S. Constitution.
This series of free 45-minute programs for students in grades 4-12 runs from January through March 2020.
Primary sources from the National Archives illustrate the experiences of Texas Mexican American Soldiers in WWI
Join us for a free webinar on Oct 10th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn how to find Hispanic-Latinx primary sources at the National Archives.
Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!