K-2 Resources

Content

Another Kind of American Idol
Photography, Hey Baby, it's the Fourth of July..., 11 Aug 2007, Flickr CC

Explore the history of America's most iconic image—the American flag. But[...] »

Teaching Tools

Whiteboards and the Youngest Children
Screencapture, Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning, May 9, 2007

Watch kindergarten classes engage in project-based learning using new[...] »

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

Laura Jernegan: Girl on a Whaleship

Make whaling, a rich part of New England history, relevant to young students[...] »

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

Wordle

Does something this much fun belong in the classroom? Yes!


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