Grade 2-3

What Are These Students Learning About?

Historians observe. In this introduction to inquire lesson, students learn some of the skills and strategies historians use to learn about the past. Students will look at an image of a classroom from the past and try to figure out what the class is learning about.

iCivics en español! Student and class materials for this mystery are available in Spanish.

Teacher Resources

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  • Detailed lesson plan with step-by-step instructions
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