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

Storytelling with Scrapbooks
Scrapbook, Scrapbook Page, 24 Jan 2006, Flickr CC

Be a creative teacher—use scrapbooks in YOUR history classroom!


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3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

The Boston Massacre: Fact, Fiction, or Bad Memory

Help students think about where evidence for history comes from.


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Post-1865

Laura Jernegan: Girl on a Whaleship

Make whaling, a rich part of New England history, relevant to young students[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Adapting Documents for the Classroom: Equity and Access

Documents are riddled with difficult vocabulary. Don't be afraid to adapt[...] »

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[...] »