Are you looking for dynamic materials to teach reading and writing?
Read Kansas!, our award winning curriculum, brings ready-to-use materials to you and your students. These lessons help students build reading skills as they learn about their state. Each lesson is based on grade specific reading indicators, designed to develop critical thinking skills, and uses primary source materials to teach history. Correlations with Kansas College and Career Ready Standards (KCCRS) have been included in each lesson's web page. The lessons contain attractive student materials and a complete lesson plan, including the assessment.
Primary - 18 lessons for kindergarten through third grade
Intermediate - 12 lessons based on fourth grade Kansas history standards, suitable for other grade levels
Middle School - 43 lessons based on seventh grade Kansas history standards, work well for other grade levels where Kansas history is taught, excellent preparation for the Kansas Social Studies Assessment
High School - three lessons with Kansas history embedded into American history
The Read Kansas! project was created by the Kansas Historical Society in cooperation with the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Health Foundation.