K-2 Resources

Content

Children's Books Online
Book cover, The Pet Bubble Book, Rhoda Chase, Harper & Brothers, 1919

For story time or personal research, peruse historical children's books.


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Teaching Tools

Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part Two
Photo, Computer Lab 1st Grade, Oct. 12, 2009, lewiselementary, Flickr

Conventional applications of Web 2.0 tools expect students to read and write[...] »

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

Watergate and the Constitution

To indict or not to indict? Watergate raised complicated questions[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Bringing History Home’s SOCC Analysis Technique
Photography, IMG_0856, 7 Aug 2009, Carlos Almendarez, Flickr CC

Explore the SOCC analysis technique with this great website.


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Using Technology

Recording Experiences with First Graders

Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras!


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