Special Topics and Tools
We've created a variety of teaching and learning resources based on primary sources in the holdings of the National Archives.
Specific Topics on DocsTeach
DocsTeach is the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives.
eBooks for iPad, iPhone, Android, eReaders, PC or Mac that illustrate American history and government through National Archives documents
Images, video, and audio pinned to Google Maps and layered onto Street View to witness the past in the present
Courses, collections, videos, podcasts, and primary sources, available as free downloads through iTunes U
- United States Constitution course
- The Chinese Exclusion Act course
- John F. Kennedy: The Peace Corps course
- Lyndon B. Johnson: The Space Age course
Document Analysis Worksheets
Model the process of primary source analysis using these worksheets. Then direct students to work in groups and vocalize the process. With practice, they will internalize the procedure and go through the steps on their own.