Classroom Resources

Experience as never before one of the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world! Explore the history, art and architecture of the U. S. Capitol, America's living symbol of democracy and freedom and learn more about the legislative branch of our federal government housed in this majestic structure.

Click on the links below to plan pre- and post-field trip activities to enhance your classroom instruction:  

 

Click∙Learn∙Teach Our Nation’s Capitol Electronic Field Trip

Use this Click∙Learn∙Teach to explore websites, access lesson plans and discover resources to assist you in preparing for the upcoming Electronic Field Trip and to extend student learning both before and after the trip.

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Teacher’s Guide:  Our Nation’s Capitol  (PDF)

This teacher use guide provides extensive information that is intended to help teachers lead students in learning about Our Nation’s Capitol through the electronic field trip and to complement the Our Nation’s Capitol Click•Learn•Teach.

Click-Learn-Teach modules are quick, online, interactive resources for teachers that are designed to be used exactly as the name describes…. Click through the website, Learn information about the topic, find resources and teaching ideas, then immediately Teach the topic in the classroom. The Click-Learn-Teach modules help teachers introduce, explain, engage, and evaluate the topic of the learning experience with their students.

Bonus classroom materials have been created to further enrich the field trip experience by providing a wealth of content on presidential inaugurations and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

     
 

Click∙Learn∙Teach United States Presidential Inaugurations

This online interactive resource contains videos, historical background information, website links, and lesson plans to help you prepare students for the upcoming 57th Presidential Inauguration, "Faith in America's Future."

     
  Click-Learn-Teach: Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This online interactive resource contains videos, a virtual tour of MLK's birthplace, and links to information on Dr. King and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Additional links for Black History Month are provided.

What is a Click-Learn-Teach module?

Click-Learn-Teach modules are quick, online, interactive resources for teachers that are designed to be used exactly as the name describes. Click through the website, Learn information about the topic, find resources and teaching ideas, then immediately Teach the topic in the classroom. The Click-Learn-Teach modules help teachers introduce, explain, engage, and evaluate the topic of the learning experience with their students

     
 

Click∙Learn∙Teach Tech Tool: Glogster

Teachers, do you want to learn how you and your students can create your own interactive online Posters, also known as glogs? Click here to access the Click•Learn•Teach.Tech Tool: Glogster