K-2 Resources

Content

Teaching with Historical Film Clips
Photo, Television, April 19, 2007, largeprime, Flickr, cc

Explore this approach for teaching with historical footage in the elementary[...] »

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

The Boston Massacre: Fact, Fiction, or Bad Memory

Help students think about where evidence for history comes from.


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Post-1865

Child Labor in America, 1908-1912: Photographs of Lewis W. Hine
Photograph, Rob Kidd, one of the young.... Alexandria, Va, 1908-12, Lewis Hine.

Sixty-four photographs taken by Lewis W. Hine between 1908 and 1912 document[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Follow the Line
Photography, Time Flies, 12 July 2008, Alan Cleaver, Flickr CC

Use these resources to integrate timelines into lesson plans!


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Using Technology

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

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