Teaching Resources

The Gilded Age

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.

Teaching Resources from Other Sub-Eras

Agriculture in America

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

Newsies

Curriculum Subjects: Grade Levels:

Responses to Industrialism

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

The Changing Lives of American Women

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

The Farmers' Revolt

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

The Great War

Curriculum Subjects: Grade Levels:

The Textile Industry and the Triangle Factory Fire

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

Woman Suffrage before 1920

Curriculum Subjects: Government and Civics Grade Levels: