Teacher's Guides

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The History of Antisemitism and the Holocaust

The National Endowment for the Humanities has invited National History Day (NHD) and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) to work together to promote better understanding among young people of antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Jewish history. This guide introduces resources from the USHMM and potential topics for NHD research projects. 

Women They Talk About: Documenting Early Women Filmmakers with the American Film Institute

Women actively participated in shaping the nascent film industry of the early twentieth century, both as screen stars and behind the camera. But why is this history missing from our understanding of early Hollywood? A comprehensive catalog from the American Film Institute and their "Women They Talk About" project offers an opportunity to discover these forgotten stories and the powerful women who shaped the industry. This guide features an introduction to the rich database from AFI, classroom activities highlighting the work of filmmaking pioneer Lois Weber, and strategies for incorporating film study — including silent films — into your curriculum.

Landmarks of American History and Culture

This Teacher's Guide includes place-based history resources and activity ideas to help students recognize the value of studying historic and cultural sites across the United States.

Digital Humanities and Online Education

The National Endowment for the Humanities has compiled a collection of digital resources for K-12 and higher education instructors who teach in an online setting. The resources included in this Teacher's Guide range from videos and podcasts to digitized primary sources and interactive activities and games that have received funding from the NEH, as well as resources for online instruction.  

A More Perfect Union

This Teacher's Guide compiles EDSITEment resources that support the NEH's "A More Perfect Union" initiative, which celebrates the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Topics include literature, history, civics, art, and culture.

African American History and Culture in the United States

Our Teacher's Guide offers a collection of lessons and resources for K-12 social studies, literature, and arts classrooms that center around the achievements, perspectives, and experiences of African Americans across U.S. history. 

American Indian History and Heritage

This Teacher's Guide will introduce you to the cultures and explore the histories of some groups within the over 5 million people who identify as American Indian in the United States, with resources designed for integration across humanities curricula and classrooms throughout the school year.