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Teaching Materials

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Political Cartoon, Golfing Season, May 1, 1924, NARA

Provides a comprehensive list of websites and strategies to creatively [...] »

Lesson Plan Reviews

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

History Content

Website Reviews
Photo, Mardi Gras Royalty, 1907, Erik Overbey, Uni. of South Alabama Archives

This site is precisely what it promises. . . and more.


Website Reviews

Indiana educators, looking for visual primary sources? Search more than 38, [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Ford's Theatre Society's Sarah Jencks leads teachers through Abraham Lincoln [...] »

Using Primary Sources
Photo, Final Day, April 11, 2005, *styler, Flickr

National History Day identifies secondary sources along with [...] »

History Quiz

Pistols at noon, or handbags at dawn? Decode the Code of Honor by answering these questions on dueling etiquette.

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Digital Classroom

Chronozoom is a dynamic timeline tool that presents large scale timelines in a creative way.

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Thinking Like Historians

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Elementary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Secondary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Civil War Interactive Poster
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Get students thinking like historians as they learn about the Civil War! | [...] »