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Teaching Materials

Lesson Plan Reviews

What pushes and pulls people into new ways of life? In this lesson, students [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

A great way for students to learn more about the War of 1812 and our nation' [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

You've read his words, but do you know who he was? Explore the man behind [...] »

Website Reviews
Picture. Position of sun at 10 and 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 and 2 p.m..

How does the settling of the Siberian frontier compare to that of the U.S. [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Use autobiographies to deconstruct views of slavery and historical heroes. [...] »

Teaching in Action

How did people in the North feel about John Brown after his raid on Harpers [...] »

History Quiz

You know the Purple Heart, but can you identify these honors?

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Digital Classroom

Chronozoom is a dynamic timeline tool that presents large scale timelines in a creative way.

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Thinking Like Historians

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Elementary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Secondary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Civil War Interactive Poster
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Get students thinking like historians as they learn about the Civil War! | [...] »