Lesson Plans

Teaching with Historic Places offers a series of more than 160 classroom-ready lesson plans that use historic sites as a means for exploring American history. Educators and their students can work through these online lesson plans directly on the computer or print them out and photocopy them for distribution.

You can browse lesson plans by theme, time period, and state.

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Last updated: June 24, 2021


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