K-2 Resources

Content

National Portrait Gallery

Allow students to "meet" their favorite historical figures.


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Teaching Tools

Storytelling with Scrapbooks
Scrapbook, Scrapbook Page, 24 Jan 2006, Flickr CC

Be a creative teacher—use scrapbooks in YOUR history classroom!


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3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

American Presidents

Analyze letters written by America's presidents to learn more about these[...] »

Post-1865

Laura Jernegan: Girl on a Whaleship

Make whaling, a rich part of New England history, relevant to young students[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Crop It

Use this four-step learning routine to deeply explore visual primary sources[...] »

Using Technology

Sea of Liberty
Detail, print, Liberty in the Form of the Goddess of Youth, Edward Savage, 1796

Explore the meaning of freedom and create your own interpretations using[...] »