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

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

The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations

Documents and audio files explain the range of early political viewpoints on[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Integrating Language Arts and History

Elementary teacher Karen Eanes hooks her students with engaging historical[...] »

Using Technology

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use[...] »