Here you’ll find an offering of the newest Teaching with Historic Places resources, including classic lessons and (H)our History lessons.
(H)our History: Alaska Statehood
This one hour lessons looks at the Cold War shaped the story of Alaska statehood.
(H)our History: Lorton Reformatory
This lesson on the Lorton Reformatory examines Progressive reformers’ effort to build build prisons that focused on rehabilitation.
Alabama Penitentiary Lesson
In this classic lesson, users will learn about one of the first state prisons built in the South, the Alabama State Penitentiary.
WWI Philadelphia Navy Yard Lesson
This classic lesson looks at the role the Philadelphia navy yard played in shipbuilding, repair, and docking during World War I.
WWII Women Cryptologists Lesson
This lesson highlights women on the home front who contributed to the Allied victory by breaking codes and deciphering enemy messages.
(H)our History: Fort Ontario
This lesson plan explores Fort Ontario and helps students understand religion, foreign policy, refugee policy and the WWI home front
Wilmington, NC, WWII Heritage City
These lesson plans support the development of understanding the significance of Wilmington, NC as a WWII heritage city.
The Tuskegee Airmen: Training Experience
This lesson focuses on the historical significance of the site by highlighting stories and voices of Tuskegee Airmen trained at Moton Field
Mural-Making in Latino Spaces Lesson
This lesson explores how communities celebrate their accomplishments, memorialize their pasts, and advocate for the future through murals.
The Home of Dr. Booker T. Washington
This lesson plan focuses on The Oaks (NRHP) which is located at the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site.
One Brick at a Time
This lesson plan focuses on the architectural impact Robert R Taylor on the Tuskegee Institute
Buddhism in WWII Incarceration Camps
This lesson allows students to identify the role Buddhism played in the lives of Japanese Americans during and after incarceration in WWII
Sister Revolutions on Two Continents
This lesson examines how Americans in the US used Latin American Revolutions to understand principles of democracy, liberty, and equality.
(H)our History: Patapsco Camp
During World War II, conscientious objectors served their country non-violently at Civilian Public Service camps like Camp Patapsco.
Last updated: January 5, 2023