Educator Resources

This section contains information that will help you prepare for your class visit to the museums. There are also pre-visit activities that will help to prepare your students for a tour of Old Ways, New Days: The Story of Mobile our permanent exhibit on the history of the Mobile Bay area. Much of the exhibit supports Alabama Course of Study content standards for Social Studies.

We hope your students have an enjoyable and educational experience at all of our museum locations. For more information about the resources, tours, or programs provided by the History Museum of Mobile’s Education department, please contact

Curator of Education:
Jennifer Theeck


School Tour Planner  2023-2024 Tour Planner

Teacher Pre-Visit Information

Information Document

Pre-Visit Activity #1

Mobile’s First People

Pre-Visit Activity #2

Journals from French Mobile

Pre-Visit Activity #3

The Slave Trade

Pre-Visit Activity #4

Building Liberty Ships in Mobile
Liberty Ship Activity Sheet
Liberty Ship Template

Pre-Visit Activity #5

Cleaning up Mobile Bay


The First Mobilians
Grade Levels 3 - 5

The First Mobilians Presentation


The First Mobilians Lesson Plan

  Pottery Designs Used By Native Americans

Changing Flags in Colonial Mobile
Grade Levels 4 - 5

Changing Flags Lesson Plan


Territory Change After French and Indian War

  Robert Farmer Manifesto (Original French)


Major Farmer Manifesto (English Translation)

Quill Pens
Grade Levels 4 - 5

Quill Pens Primary Sources Lesson