Teaching with Historic Places

The National Park Service offers free, online lesson plans through its Teaching with Historic Places lesson plan series. Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) uses historic places in National Parks and in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects.

The series includes lessons about engaging places where American women made history as pioneers, activists, entrepreneurs, humanitarians, and more. TwHP lessons align with national curriculum standards and each lesson contains primary and secondary sources, including readings, maps, and images, and recommended activities.

Lessons featuring the topic can be found on this page. Explore lesson plans associated with women’s history and suffrage, including A Woman's Place Is In the Sewall-Belmont House: Alice Paul and Women's Rights, The M'Clintock House: A Home to the Women's Rights Movement, and Lafayette Park: First Amendment Rights on the President's Doorstep.

Here is a sampling of what we offer:

Ranger talking to a child. Courtesy NPS

Teaching with Historic Places

Discover Teaching with Historic Places lessons plans by theme, by state, and by course curriculum.

Last updated: November 13, 2018

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