• 1905 Photograph of Sagamore Hill

    Sagamore Hill

    National Historic Site New York

Curriculum Materials

The Adobe PDF documents below will assist teachers in preparing age-appropriate classroom lessons on Theodore Roosevelt and his era.

Sagamore Hill NHS - Teacher's Preparation Packet for Elementary Schools.

Sagamore Hill NHS - Teacher's Preparation Packet for Secondary Schools.

The Adobe PDF documents below host lesson plans for U.S. History students in 8th and 11th grade. They were developed by the park's Teacher - Ranger - Teacher, John Cipriano.

"Research with a Ranger" - 8th Grade Lesson Plan.

"Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War" - 11th Grade Lesson Plan.

A newly revised teacher's manual of activities specifically aimed at creating civic-minded and responsible students is now available for download below:

"Theodore Roosevelt and Responsible Citizenship" - a collection of creative arts based activities aimed at students in grades 5 through 8. This activity guide is the result of a collaboration between the Theodore Roosevelt Association, a congressionally chartered not-for-profit organization, and the National Park Service.

We hope that you find each of these guides to be helpful in preparation for a group visit to Sagamore Hill NHS.

Did You Know?

A sketch of Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace.

Theodore Roosevelt was born in a brownstone house in the Gramercy neighborhood of Manhattan on October 27, 1858. To this day he is the only US President to be born in New York City. More...