K-2 Resources

Content

Another Kind of American Idol
Photography, Hey Baby, it's the Fourth of July..., 11 Aug 2007, Flickr CC

Explore the history of America's most iconic image—the American flag. But[...] »

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

A Look at Slavery through Posters and Broadsides

How to identify the author, audience, date, and message of historical[...] »

Post-1865

America on the Move, Part One: Migrations, Immigrations, and How We Got Here
Photography, Immigrants just arrived from Foreign Countries, 1904, Underwood and

Electronic field trips are a great way to engage students without leaving[...] »

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

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[...] »