Category: United States of America


An excellent set of resources for grades 5-12. You can share the lessons through a variety of methods including Google Classroom.

This collection of video clips, lesson plans, and primary sources details key figures, events, and regional movements of the decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. Students will encounter activists including Sojourner Truth, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Grace Abbott, and examine key regional efforts within the movement. Primary source documents offer evidence for a study of the chronology of campaign for women’s suffrage, from the movement’s beginnings through the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Topics include:

  • 19th Amendment
  • Advocates and Organizers
  • Regional Movements
  • Primary Sources
    • Library of Congress: Media Gallery- Women’s Suffrage
    • Digital Public Library of America- Primary Source Set: Women’s Suffrage: Campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment
    • 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – Women’s Right to Vote (1920) and Resource Materials
    • Why Should Women Vote? The Suffrage Question


Ken Burns in the Classroom- PBS Learning Media

Known for a signature style that brings primary source documents, images, and archival video footage to life on screen, these films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives, and primary sources. 

You can search the resources available by Era or by Film. The target audience is for grades 4-12+.
Classroom support resources and National Standards are included with each topic.

There are links to share resources via Google classroom and other social media options.

Students and teachers can signup to the website to keep track of their learning using this resource.


UNUM Ken Burns: One Nation, Many Stories

Ken Burns and his team carefully curate topics for study from his media resources.

The topics are sorted by Themes, Events, People, AP US History Themes, Wars, and Time. You can signup to get new topics in your inbox.

The target audience is for grades 7-12+


Explore the The World War II Museum in New Orleans. The site has many things to offer teachers and students: