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

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

Marbury v. Madison

Constitutional or not? Read about this 1803 landmark court case deciding[...] »

Post-1865

Massive Resistance through Political Cartoons

Watch 4th-graders analyze cartoons about Virginia and Brown v. Board of[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Adapting Documents for the Classroom: Equity and Access

Documents are riddled with difficult vocabulary. Don't be afraid to adapt[...] »

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[...] »