Library of Congress

America’s Library provides classroom materials from a vast array of primary sources — documents, photos, objects — about events and significant figures in U.S. history. Two sections are particularly relevant for educators: America’s Library from America’s Library and a page of resources for teachers.  Lesson plans on American history are supplemented with primary sources from the Library of Congress collection. Class starters include Today in History and American Memory Timeline. Interactive learning activities are available for younger children. Several professional development programs for teachers are offered.

Level: Elementary through high school