The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs offers a variety of educational portfolios and materials that may be borrowed free of charge. Teachers, scout leaders and project coordinators should request use of materials and schedule classroom presentations by contacting the Division by email or phone at (302) 736-7400.
This 19 minute video and resource packet emphasizes the political accomplishments of John Dickinson, one of Delaware’s signers of the Federal Constitution. Instructional materials include biographical profiles that portray Dickinson as father, farmer, politician, and slave holder, sample lesson plans, a chronology, bibliography, excerpts from primary resource materials, and miscellaneous activities relevant to social studies, English, language arts, and elementary math. Produced by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs and the Friends of the John Dickinson Plantation.