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

Whiteboards and the Youngest Children
Screencapture, Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning, May 9, 2007

Watch kindergarten classes engage in project-based learning using new[...] »

3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

Marbury v. Madison

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

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

Teaching with Timelines
Image, Squared Circles-Clocks, 25 Oct 2006, Leo Reynolds, Flickr CC

Construct an ongoing, shared classroom timeline in middle and elementary[...] »

Using Technology

The Pilgrims in American Culture: Thanksgiving

Were the Pilgrims really shorter than us? Discover the answer to all your[...] »