Teachers & Students

Stories and learning go hand-in-hand.

Discover all the ways MDAH can help teachers engage students with their Mississippi stories from K-12 to college.

Traveling Trunks

Bring artifacts and hands-on activities to your classroom. Traveling trunks contain a teaching unit with interactive lessons.

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Field Trips

Seven dynamic destinations. A host of ready-to-use field trip guides. Let the hands-on learning adventure begin.

Eudora Welty House and Garden

Eudora Welty House & Garden Field Trip Guide
Visit eudoraweltyhouse.com to book your field trip.

Governor's Mansion

Visit our web site to book your field trip.

Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
Visit natchezgrandvillage.com to book your field trip.
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Gallery Activity for Grades 3–6
Gallery Activity for Grades 7–12
Visit mscivilrightsmuseum.com to book your field trip.
Museum of Mississippi History

Gallery Activity for Grades 3–6
Gallery Activity for Grades 7–12
Visit museumofmshistory.com to book your field trip.

Old Capitol Museum

Directing Democracy Teaching Guide
Old Capitol Museum Field Trip Guide
Visit oldcapitolmuseum.com to book your field trip.

Winterville Mounds

Winterville Mounds Field Trip Guide
Visit wintervillemounds.com to book your field trip.


World War 2 in Mississippi

Lesson Plans & Teaching Units

Explore MDAH’s materials for teachers of grades K–12. All lesson plans and teaching units are standards based with appropriate curriculum for the subject areas covered.

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Distance Learning

Distance Learning

Bring MDAH’s museum sites to your classroom. Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, MDAH has developed the video series Scenes from Mississippi History that covers specific topics found in our museums for teachers and students. Use them as bellringers or part of a larger lesson. Visit our YouTube page here to view.

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Mississippi History Now

Mississippi History Now

This detailed series published by the Mississippi Historical Society in partnership with MDAH can serve as an excellent reference publication for history projects, papers and reports. Check it out and share it with your students.

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