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

American Presidents

Analyze letters written by America's presidents to learn more about these[...] »

Post-1865

History Explorer

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

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[...] »