Amelia Earhart activity, Monuments Activity, Letter analysis activity

K-5 Teaching Resources

Find resources for teaching K-5 students, including primary sources, online teaching activities, and virtual programs.

Communication in History: Resources for NHD 2021

Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!

19th Amendment Centennial Commemoration

Commemorating the 19th Amendment

Join us for webinars, online student programs, and more to commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment.

Summer Student Programs and Teacher Professional Development

Summer & Fall Online Student Programs and Professional Development Webinars for Educators

Join us online this summer and fall! We have programs for K-12 students and professional development for educators.

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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.

Rightfully Hers pop-up display

Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote, we’re offering 2,500 free popup displays, titled Rightfully Hers, to schools and cultural institutions nationwide!

DocsTeach NHD page

Breaking Barriers in History: Resources for NHD 2020

Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!

Teachers at 2017 open house

Educators Open House in Washington, DC

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