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

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

Manifest Destiny: Creating an American Identity
chromolithograph, American Progress, c1873, George A. Crofutt, LOC

Discover how the concept of a "Manifest Destiny" shaped American perceptions[...] »

Post-1865

America on the Move, Part One: Migrations, Immigrations, and How We Got Here
Photography, Immigrants just arrived from Foreign Countries, 1904, Underwood and

Electronic field trips are a great way to engage students without leaving[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Teaching with Timelines
Image, Squared Circles-Clocks, 25 Oct 2006, Leo Reynolds, Flickr CC

Construct an ongoing, shared classroom timeline in middle and elementary[...] »

Using Technology

Wordle

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


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