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Classroom materials

Find information about classroom materials provided by the Kansas Historical Society.  Several of these resources are available online.

IKE (Interactive Kansas Educator) - invite him into your classroom to take you on a tour

Search - use our database to find materials by age or grade, format, and theme

Textbook - find more information about The Kansas Journey, a textbook for seventh grade, produced by the Historical Society and how to purchase them

Activity book - find more information about Kid's Kansas, an activity book for fourth grade, produced by the Historical Society

Kansas topics in Chronicling America - newspaper articles that relate to events in Kansas history, available online

Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest - an annual contest especially for students from first through 12th grade

Student activities - find information about standards-based activities students are doing in the classroom and beyond to explore Kansas history

Lesson plans - browse our Read Kansas! lesson plans and reading cards, available online

Project Archaeology - three lesson units for the classroom, available online

Resource trunks - learn about Kansas by exploring artifacts, available online are materials allowing trunk lesson to be adapted for use without the physical objects

Kansas Day in the classroom - find a number of activities that can be used to commemorate the state's birthday