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Teaching Materials

Lesson Plan Reviews

Students examine primary sources related to the life of an immigrant girl [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

Did you know the Quakers were pre-Revolution abolitionists?...


History Content

Website Reviews
Poster, Ayer's pills. Best family medicine, 1895-1917, New York Public Library

Access works on medicine and health by Clara Barton, Benjamin Coleman, [...] »

Website Reviews
Print, Smallpox Codex, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence

Do you remember when everyone got chickenpox as a kid? Your students might [...] »

Best Practices

Teaching in Action

Ninth-grade teacher Jamie Kimbrough asked her students to stand in Kennedy's [...] »

Examples of Historical Thinking

Professor Meredith Lair examines a 1971 political cartoon and what it says [...] »

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! | [...] »