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For Educators

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have suspended our in-person programs. However we have several new resources and a virtual field trip that can be accessed from the classroom or home.

Rhode Island State Archives

Themed Collections

Selections of thematically grouped primary source documents and transcripts from the Rhode Island State Archives.

Rhode Island State Archives

Experiential Learning

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have suspended our in-person programs. Please click Experiential Learning above to learn about new digital resources.

Rhode Island State Archives

Civics Resources

Use these online and printable resources to help your students understand how federal, state, and municipal governments work.

Activity Books

Interactive Timelines

Rhode Island - Taking Shape & Shaping History.

Explore other moments in Rhode Island’s fascinating history through additional topical timelines.

Printed Timeline

Request a printed timeline for use in the classroom or download a file you can print.

Student Opportunities

Opportunities for your students’ work to be recognized and rewarded!

Resources to commemorate the 19th Amendment centennial!


If you have questions about the materials provided, or would like additional materials, please contact Lane Sparkman, Associate Director of Education and Public Programs, at 401-330-3182.