K-2 Resources

Content

Children's Books Online
Book cover, The Pet Bubble Book, Rhoda Chase, Harper & Brothers, 1919

For story time or personal research, peruse historical children's books.


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Teaching Tools

Teaching about Memorial Day
Photo, "Taps. . . at Arlington National Cemetery," 2009, Beverly & Pack, Flickr

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. Materials for all classroom levels are[...] »

3-5 Resources

Pre-1865

American Presidents

Analyze letters written by America's presidents to learn more about these[...] »

Post-1865

History Explorer

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

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)

Looking for ways to use fiction in your elementary history curriculum? Read[...] »

Using Technology

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use[...] »