General Educational Resources



This page contains general educational resources and activities that may be used as stand-alone lessons or in preparation for a Situation Room visit.

For content specific to the Constitutional Crisis simulation, please click here.

For content specific to the Washington's Cabinet simulation, please click here.



Foreign Policy Films:

These foreign policy films provided by Extra Credits introduce students to the basic tenets and tools of American foreign policy.




"How to Read a Document" Guides and Workbooks

These primary source document guides and workbooks can be used in any history or government class to introduce students to several historical and contemporary documents found in the National Archives.

These guides and workbooks include instruction on the reading and use of broadcast media, government cables, charts and tables, political cartoons and more.