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

Storytelling with Scrapbooks
Scrapbook, Scrapbook Page, 24 Jan 2006, Flickr CC

Be a creative teacher—use scrapbooks in YOUR history classroom!


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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

Massive Resistance through Political Cartoons

Watch 4th-graders analyze cartoons about Virginia and Brown v. Board of[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)

Looking for ways to use fiction in your elementary history curriculum? Read[...] »

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[...] »