The California State Archives' Educational Program staff is currently developing more online educational resources based on our collections and online exhibits to support K-12 and college classrooms! Stay tuned for new materials that cover key periods of California history and are aligned with national and state curriculum standards.

 

High School Resources (Grades 9 - 12)


 

Teacher and Student Guides:

California Women's Suffrage and Women in Politics (Grades 9-12)

"Where She Belongs:" Overcoming Obstacles in the California Women's Suffrage Movement and Beyond (.DOCX)

"Where She Belongs:" Overcoming Obstacles in the California Women's Suffrage Movement and Beyond (PDF)

Representations of Native Americans in Past and Present Visual Culture (Grades 9-12)

Identity and Stereotypes: Why Do Representations Matter? (.DOCX) 

Identity and Stereotypes: Why Do Representations Matter? (PDF) 

World War II: California and the Incarceration of Japanese Americans (Grades 11-12)

California State Government and the Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II Exhibit Guide (PDF)

California Farmworkers (Grades 6-12)

California Farmworkers Activity

 

Elementary and Middle School Resources (Grades K - 8)


Early California Trademarks (Grades K-4)

What is a Trademark? Education Guide (.DOCX)

What is a Trademark? Education Guide (PDF)

The California Gold Rush (Grade 4)

Gold Rush Records Teacher Guide

The Transcontinental Railroad (Grades 4-8)

Transcontinental Railroad Activity

California Women's History (Grades 3-8)

Women's History Month Activity

California Farmworkers (Grades 6-12)

California Farmworkers Activity