For Teachers


Education Tools & Resources for Teachers
Standards-aligned curriculum for K-12th grade classes

In alignment with the Museum’s mission to educate and inspire visitors to make their mark on history, an emphasis is placed on providing tools and resources that meet the practical needs of teachers in classrooms across California.

All field trip tour and learning programs feature accompanying materials aligned with History-Social Science, Visual and Performing Arts, Common Core ELA, Civics outcomes and CASEL Core SEL Competencies. 

In addition, free 1-year memberships are available to all currently-employed California K-12 teachers at public and private schools, along with a limited number of field trip tour scholarships for Title 1 Sacramento City Unified School District 3rd-6th grade classes.


Activity Sheets

Aligned with Common Core and State Content Standards for History-Social Science for K-12 grade students, activity sheets provide students with the opportunity to explore the Museum at their own pace while furthering their learning experiences on site. Choose from:


Teacher membership

Attention all California elementary, junior high and high school teachers! Become a part of the Museum’s education community by signing up for your FREE Teacher membership. 

For questions or assistance, contact the membership department at Thank you!


Lesson Plans & Classroom Materials

To extend students’ learning experience beyond their Museum visit, lesson plans and class materials aligned with Common Core and California State Content Standards are available to download for free. Choose from: