K-2 Resources

Content

National Portrait Gallery

Allow students to "meet" their favorite historical figures.


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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

Three Perspectives on Native American Removal and Westward Expansion

Check out this lesson on arguments surrounding the 1830 forced removal of[...] »

Post-1865

Massive Resistance through Political Cartoons

Watch 4th-graders analyze cartoons about Virginia and Brown v. Board of[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Reframing English Language Development
The storming of Chapu[ltepec] Sept. 13th [1847]

Discover how to teach English learners history and historical thinking.


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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[...] »