Teaching Resources

The Roaring Twenties

Over the past fifteen years, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has worked closely with master educators across the country. Many of them have developed unique lesson plans and activities related to this historical era. These resources are included here along with pedagogical videos and other general teaching tools that can be adapted for a variety of time periods and themes in American history.

Movies and Migration

Curriculum Subjects: Art Grade Levels: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Postwar Labor Tensions

Curriculum Subjects: Economics Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12, 13+

Problems of Youth

Curriculum Subjects: Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

The 1919 Black Sox Scandal

Curriculum Subjects: Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

The American Economy During the 1920s

Curriculum Subjects: Economics Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

The Postwar Red Scare

Curriculum Subjects: Economics, Government and Civics Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12, 13+