Student Activities

Fall of the Berlin Wall Curriculum

In Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, use this classroom ready curriculum to invite students to think about the walls that exist in our world today. 

Fall of the Berlin Wall Curriculum - 4th Grade and Above


Media Literacy: Truth and the News

For teachers, representatives from the Johnson and Reagan Libraries roll out and share media literacy curriculum created using both contemporary and historical documents from the National Archives and Records Administration. The curriculum is classroom-ready and designed to be used to help students identify and recognize bias in media. 


National Holiday Curriculum

Educators can delve into primary source documents directly from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Archives and work with Reagan Library educators to create a published guide for teachers. 

The Reagan Library education department creates a collection of document-based curriculum to enhance any commemoration or celebration of National Holidays.

Constitution Day (Download both files as a .zip archive.

Presidents Day (Download both files as a .zip archive.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Download all 5 files as a .zip archive.

Thanksgiving Proclamation 


Immigration Policy: From the Source

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

America is a country of immigrants.  Yet, immigration policy remains one of our most pressing issues.  Take a look at the immigration debate in the 1980s by exploring the making of the last major piece of federal immigration legislation – the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986.