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

Civics Online
Photo, Roy Takano [i.e., Takeno] at town hall meeting, LOC

Gain inspiration for new ways to approach political history.


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3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

American Presidents

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

Post-1865

Watergate and the Constitution

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

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

Mark Smith on Using Constructivist Video Production
photography, Coming soon: High-definition vlogging, 30 Nov 2005, Chuck Olsen, Fl

Do you use video creation as a culminating activity? Teacher Mark Smith[...] »