Ken Burns in the Classroom

Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for more than forty years. Known for a signature style that brings primary source documents, images, and archival video footage to life on screen, these films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives, and primary sources. Media Gallery (178), Video (443), Document (8), Lesson Plan (49), Image (25), Interactive (3) for Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12