K-2 Resources

Content

Picturing the American Revolution
Cartoon, American Revolution Names, 5 August 2008, Jimmie, Flickr CC

Looking for a creative way to teach the American Revolution to struggling[...] »

Teaching Tools

Independence Daze: A History of July Fourth
Holiday postcard, "4th of July," New York Public Library Digital Gallery

How has the meaning of Independence Day changed over time?


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3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

Using Maps as Primary Sources

A 4th-grade teacher shows strategies for encouraging and supporting student[...] »

Post-1865

Discovering Angel Island: The Story Behind the Poems

Learn about the experiences of immigrants detained at Angel Island and how[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Stop and Source!
Photographic print, Johnie William Bumgarden and his family, May 1912, Lewis Wic

Students get more out of historical photographs when they take the time to[...] »

Using Technology

Recording Experiences with First Graders

Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras!


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