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History Unbound: Resources by Grade Level

Elementary: Grades K-4

Kindergarten: Self and Others
Geography, Government, and Economics

Parks and Public Spaces

Grade 1: My Family and Other Families, Now and Long Ago
First Nations
Colonial Perspectives
Immigration and Migration 19th Century
Immigration and Migration 20th Century

Grade 2: My Community and Other Communities
Immigration and Migration 19th Century
Immigration and Migration 20th Century

Grade 3: Communities around the World

Grade 4: New York State and Local History and Government
Natural Disasters 

Middle School: Grades 5-8

Grade 5: The Western Hemisphere
First Nations

Exploration of the Americas
Geography, Government, and Economics


Grade 6: The Eastern Hemisphere
Geography, Government, and Economics


Grade 7 & 8: History of the United States and NY


Grade 7
Native Americans
First Nations

Colonial Developments
Colonial Perspectives

American Independence
American Revolution

Historical Development of the Constitution | The Constitution in Practice
New Nation 

Westward Expansion
Westward Expansion 

Reform Movements
Reform 1800-1860 

A Nation Divided
Nation Divided  


Grade 8
Reconstruction

Post-Civil War 

A Changing Society (Industrialization and Immigration)

Immigration and Migration 19th Century  

Expansion and Imperialism

Industrialization and New West 

WWI and the Roaring Twenties

WWI
1920s 


Great Depression

Great Depression and Dust Bowl 

WWII

WWII

Foreign Policy 

Cold War 

Demographic Change 

Immigration and Migration 20th Century 

Domestic Politic and Reform 

Social Justice 


 

High School: Grades 9-12

GRADE 11

Colonial Foundations
Colonial Perspectives 

Constitutional Foundations
American Revolution 

Expansion, Nationalism and Sectionalism
New Nation 
Reform 1800-1860 
Westward Expansion 
Nation Divided  

Post-Civil War Era
Post-Civil War 
Immigration and Migration 19th Century  

Industrialization and Urbanization
Industrialization and New West 
Immigration and Migration 19th Century  
Immigration and Migration 20th Century 

The Rise of American Power
WWI

Prosperity and Depression
Immigration and Migration 20th Century 
1920s 
Great Depression and Dust Bowl 

World War II
WWII

Cold War
Cold War 

Social and Economic Change/Domestic Issues (1945-present)
Social Justice 


GRADE 12

Participation in Government and Civics | Economics, the Enterprise System, and Finance
Geography, Government, and Economics

 

This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council with funding from the Institue for Museum and Library Services.