Lesson Plans

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Our library of resources includes engaging, classroom-ready lesson plans and activities on diverse topics, enabling educators to teach national topics from a Delaware perspective.

Utilizing primary sources from our vast collections of over 3,000,000 items, all lessons and activities are designed by experienced educators to help teachers meet Delaware History and Common Core History Literacy Standards. Many of our lessons were designed and field-tested in collaboration with Delaware educators. Each lesson plan and activity is designed to print and go, with specific instructions for implementation.

Check back often as we update this collection with new lessons and activities.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Make a request for a lesson plan by emailing rfay@dehistory.org.

Civics and Government

7th – 12th grade

Liberty in Our Grasp

Black History Lesson Plans


7th – 12th grade

World War II

11th grade