Site Closed

Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service closed the historic site starting March 14. That closure currently extends through May 17. Our production of “Guys and Dolls” has been postponed to spring 2021.

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This lesson plan will guide your students through an arc of inquiry, allowing them to develop a sound argument based on primary source materials.

The Ford’s Education department contributed a lesson plan to a new book from the National Council for the Social Studies. The lesson, “Was John Wilkes Booth’s Conspiracy Successful?,” is based on the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) blueprint for creating lesson plans and instructional materials, part of NCSS’s C3 Framework.