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Teaching Materials

Ask a Master Teacher
Lithograph, Portraits & autographs of the signers of the Declaration of Independ

Is the Declaration of Independence challenging for your students? Check out [...] »

Ask a Master Teacher
wood engraving, The African slave-trade, 1884, LOC

Slave badges were used in Charleston to keep track of slaves. Can you build [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews

What did women think of their work at home, in the arts, and in business? [...] »

Website Reviews

Offers 45 mini-monographs on U.S. women's history, each organized around an [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking

Can you trust a biography? Historian Tiya Miles analyzes an 1869 biography [...] »

Examples of Historical Thinking

What does architecture say about the past and the present? TAH teachers [...] »

History Quiz

Stand up (or sit down) for better working conditions! Test your knowledge of strikes in U.S. history.

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Digital Classroom

Chronozoom is a dynamic timeline tool that presents large scale timelines in a creative way.

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Thinking Like Historians

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Elementary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Interactive Historical Thinking Poster (Secondary)
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Find strategies, quizzes, and lessons for teaching historical thinking in your classroom. | [...] »
Civil War Interactive Poster
Historical Thinking Poster Elementary
Get students thinking like historians as they learn about the Civil War! | [...] »