K-2 Resources

Content

Picturing the American Revolution
Cartoon, American Revolution Names, 5 August 2008, Jimmie, Flickr CC

Looking for a creative way to teach the American Revolution to struggling[...] »

Teaching Tools

Civics Online
Photo, Roy Takano [i.e., Takeno] at town hall meeting, LOC

Gain inspiration for new ways to approach political history.


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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

History Explorer

The Smithsonian offers rich resources for teachers, but tracking them down[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Applying KWL Guides to Sources with Elementary Students

To engage with a source, ask, "What do I know, what do I want[...] »

Using Technology

The Pilgrims in American Culture: Thanksgiving

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