Primary Documents, Activities, & Lesson Plans:

America in Class (American Humanities Center) Contains primary & secondary resources, online seminars, & lessons for history & literature teachers.

Fedflix Internet Archive Contains free movies of the U. S. government.

HSI: Historical Scene Investigation Contains historical primary documents. Students become detectives, investigate historical evidence, search for clues, & "crack" the case.

History Engine Students learn history for researching, writing, & publishing - doing the "work" of a historian.

History Pin A blog with history scrapbooks in many categories.

Library of Congress Access millions of primary source items & visit American Memory to browse collections by topic. Click "Teachers" for lesson plans, handouts, & more.

National Archives Experience Learn the stories of the American experience through primary documents.

Our Documents Teach with 100 important documents, along with specialized tools for enhancing their study; search the "Teacher Sourcebook" & lesson plans for ideas.

Primary Access Use these learning activities with movies (cataloged by time period), storyboards, rebus stories, & other tools to convey information about historical events.