K-2 Resources

Content

National Portrait Gallery

Allow students to "meet" their favorite historical figures.


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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

American Presidents

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

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[...] »