Teachers and Students 

Resources for teachers and students include primary-source readings, worksheets, and lesson plans for elementary, middle, and high school students. Lesson plans align with national and state standards and support social studies, literacy, critical thinking, and STEM skills. Materials can easily be adapted for virtual learning or homeschooling. School walking tours and activity packets are available for classes and families visiting the cemetery. 

Familes and "Lifelong Learners"

For families and "lifelong learners" (anyone curious to know more about Arlington National Cemetery or American history), we also offer thematic walking tours and readings that highlight some of the approximately 400,000 remarkable individuals buried here, as well as the cemetery's history, landscape, and enduring traditions. The walking tours may be used either during an in-person visit or for virtual exploration of the cemetery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are these materials for?
Everyone! Our materials are designed for K-12 students and teachers, lifelong learners, and families, groups, and individuals who are visiting and/or interested in Arlington National Cemetery.

Where can the materials be used?
Wherever you are. While some of the materials, such as the walking tours, are designed to be used at the cemetery, the Education Program also allows you to explore the cemetery virtually.

How can I submit a question and/or feedback? 
We welcome questions and feedback, especially from teachers and anyone who has used our Education Program materials! Email us at usarmy.anc.education@army.mil.