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

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

Manifest Destiny: Creating an American Identity
chromolithograph, American Progress, c1873, George A. Crofutt, LOC

Discover how the concept of a "Manifest Destiny" shaped American perceptions[...] »

Post-1865

Massive Resistance through Political Cartoons

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

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)

Looking for ways to use fiction in your elementary history curriculum? Read[...] »

Using Technology

Little Bird Tales

K-6 teachers, worried that your students aren't ready for digital tools?[...] »