Celebrate and learn more about our Federal Government’s founding document with these activities and resources.
Posted by Stephanie on September 4, 2014, under Online Tools, Partner Organizations, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
For Constitution Day, your students can see the economic problems of the Articles of Confederation by reading this petition.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on August 28, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
A congressional debate in 1789 about a title of nobility for the president was a turning point toward republicanism.
An introductory video of educational resources available from the Center for Legislative Archives, featuring perspectives from teachers who use these records of Congress in their classrooms
Posted by Natalie on September 6, 2013, under Online Tools, Professional Development.
The DocsTeach App extends learning activities from the DocsTeach website to your students’ iPads. Using the app, they can choose a topic, such as “Civics & Government” or “Postwar U.S. 1945–early 1970s,” and challenge themselves with a DocsTeach activity, interacting with stories, events, and ideas of the past. The activities are all based on primary source documents from the […]
Posted by Stephanie on June 5, 2013, under Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
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