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Teaching Materials

Teaching Guides

Discover the resources you need to "globalize" your U.S. history lesson [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

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

History Content

Website Reviews
Photo, Japanese American boys and their bicycles, c. 1909, U of WA

Go back in time and witness the harsh conditions at Japanese Internment [...] »

Website Reviews
Illustration, Art recreations, 1860, Boston: J.E. Tilton and Company

What would your life have been like as a housewife in 1850?


Best Practices

Teaching in Action

A 4th-grade teacher shows strategies for encouraging and supporting student [...] »

Examples of Historical Thinking

A Cherokee Nation Supreme Court document reveals the fluidity of racial [...] »

History Quiz

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! | [...] »