K-2 Resources

Content

Jennifer Orr on Integrating History into 1st-grade Instruction
Photography, Old Televisions, Curtis Gregory Perry, 24 March 2011, Flickr CC

U.S. history doesn't usually have its own place in 1st-grade curriculum. How[...] »

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

Three Perspectives on Native American Removal and Westward Expansion

Check out this lesson on arguments surrounding the 1830 forced removal of[...] »

Post-1865

Opening Up the Textbook: Rosa Parks

The textbook is examined as one source among many, rather than a final[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Bringing History Home’s SOCC Analysis Technique
Photography, IMG_0856, 7 Aug 2009, Carlos Almendarez, Flickr CC

Explore the SOCC analysis technique with this great website.


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Using Technology

Mark Smith on Using Constructivist Video Production
photography, Coming soon: High-definition vlogging, 30 Nov 2005, Chuck Olsen, Fl

Do you use video creation as a culminating activity? Teacher Mark Smith[...] »