Lesson Plan Grouping

The 1619 Project Curriculum

The 1619 Project, inaugurated with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, challenges us to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation's foundational date. Here you will find reading guides, activities, and other resources to bring The 1619 Project into your classroom. Wondering where to start? Dive into our Reading Guide.

Activities to Extend Student Engagement

Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.

Curricular Materials for The 1857 Project

Explore reading guides, a lesson plan, and extension activities for The 1857 Project, a journalism project that chronicles the legacy of racial injustice in and around St. Louis.