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

Independence Daze: A History of July Fourth
Holiday postcard, "4th of July," New York Public Library Digital Gallery

How has the meaning of Independence Day changed over time?


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3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: Fact, Fiction, and Artistic License

Did Revere's ride really look like that? Use historical documents to analyze[...] »

Post-1865

History Explorer

The Smithsonian offers rich resources for teachers, but tracking them down[...] »

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

Wordle

Does something this much fun belong in the classroom? Yes!


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