Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities


Alabama History Notebook

    The Alabama History Notebook is a collection of Alabama symbols, maps, and photographs for students to use.


Alabama History Education Materials

    The Alabama History Education Materials Collection features instructional activities and lesson plans that were created from the collections of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The materials in this collection cover topics in Alabama History from the First Alabamians to the modern Civil Rights Movement and more. These materials are downloadable, printable, and free to use.


Alabama History Activity Sheets

    Activity sheets contain a wide variety of Alabama history-related activities and materials for students.


Alabama in Transition

    Alabama has experienced dramatic shifts in population, family income, employment, agricultural production, and education during the past six decades. Use this interactive map to explore how Alabama and its counties changed between 1950 and 2010. This map is also available in the Alabama Voices exhibit at the Museum of Alabama.


Alabama Stonewall Jackson Memorial Fund Repayable Scholarship

    The Stonewall Jackson Memorial Fund was established in 1955 by an act of the Alabama Legislature to “...memorialize that great American and Confederate general, ‘Stonewall’ Jackson, through a program of education...” consisting of essay contests and repayable scholarships. The fund is used to award several repayable scholarships to eligible high school seniors each year.