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

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

The Boston Massacre: Fact, Fiction, or Bad Memory

Help students think about where evidence for history comes from.


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Post-1865

Watergate and the Constitution

To indict or not to indict? Watergate raised complicated questions[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Integrating Language Arts and History

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

Using Technology

Sea of Liberty
Detail, print, Liberty in the Form of the Goddess of Youth, Edward Savage, 1796

Explore the meaning of freedom and create your own interpretations using[...] »