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Teaching Materials

Lesson Plan Reviews

Documents and audio files explain the range of early political viewpoints on [...] »

Ask a Master Teacher

Not sure how to go about devising World History lesson plans and activities [...] »

History Content

Website Reviews
Image, Great Books Online.

A collection of American and European literary classics, made available free [...] »

Website Reviews

10,000 pages of records on the struggle for votes for women, including [...] »

Best Practices

Examples of Historical Thinking
Photo, "Collecting books for readers. . . ," 1964, LSE Library, FLickr Commons

A student demonstrates thinking aloud reading two documents.


Examples of Historical Thinking

How does the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Washington, DC, depict Grant and [...] »

History Quiz

There’s more to it than Seneca Falls.

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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! | [...] »