K-2 Resources

Content

Children's Books Online
Book cover, The Pet Bubble Book, Rhoda Chase, Harper & Brothers, 1919

For story time or personal research, peruse historical children's books.


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Teaching Tools

Teaching about Memorial Day
Photo, "Taps. . . at Arlington National Cemetery," 2009, Beverly & Pack, Flickr

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. Materials for all classroom levels are[...] »

3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

Children's Lives at Colonial London Town
Screencap, Children's Lives at Colonial London Town

Invite young students into colonial history with the stories of children[...] »

Post-1865

The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations

Documents and audio files explain the range of early political viewpoints on[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Stop and Source!
Photographic print, Johnie William Bumgarden and his family, May 1912, Lewis Wic

Students get more out of historical photographs when they take the time to[...] »

Using Technology

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use[...] »