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Historical Era

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Find and use activities crafted by educators using documents from the National Archives.

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Turn your students into historians with primary-source based activities that develop historical thinking skills. Activities are ready to use in your classroom. Or alter an existing activity to fit your unique needs. Exchange primary source documents and modify activity instructions. Log in to borrow from an even larger selection from fellow educators.

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Historical Eras

Activities created on DocsTeach are categorized according to the National History Standards. Learn more about standards.