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Historical Classroom

Welcome to Historical Classroom, the ultimate destination for supplemental educational materials to enhance your history and social studies lessons. As a teacher with years of experience, I've created a variety of resources for various age groups through my Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) Store. Let's bring history to life!

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From The Hill

Book Bans: A Persistent Issue in Schools
The contentious topic of banning certain books and literary works in educational institutions has emerged as a prevalent and enduring debate. According to PEN America, an organization dedicated to championing free speech, a total of 1,477 book bans were implemented in the early months of the 2022-23 academic year. More...

Discover History

Discover the perfect history lesson with Historical Classroom. My TPT store offers a vast selection of curriculum and educational materials that will engage and excite your students. I enjoy creating fresh and exciting lesson plans and resources, so be sure to check back often for new and innovative materials. Please click the link below to be taken to my TpT store and see what I have to offer your students!


In the Spotlight

This month's spotlight showcases remarkable guides for Women’s History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Western expansion, and the legend of King Arthur’s Knights. By clicking the link below each product image, you can conveniently purchase them from my TpT store, Historical Classroom. Explore the detailed descriptions provided below and prepare to commemorate these significant events!

Profiles in History-- The Saints of Ireland This comprehensive 8-page guide is tailored for students in grades 4-8, offering insights into the lives of various Irish saints, enriching their knowledge and enabling them to commemorate these revered figures. An excellent addition to your St. Patrick's Day curriculum or festivities.

Included in this short guide are mini biographical sketches for five saints of Ireland: St Patrick, St Brigid, St Columba, St Gall, and St Conaire. Why are these holy people revered in Ireland? How did they spread the good news to other parts of the world?


Included are biographical sketches of the following Irish saints:

  • Gall

  • Patrick

  • Brigid

  • Conaire

  • Columba

  • A word find for the saints and their lives (solution included)

  • A crossword puzzle for the saints and their lives (solution included)

Women in History Bundle 

Ideal for commemorating Women's History Month or any women's studies program, this collection comprises four products centered around women's studies:

  • Women in History: Women of Independence

  • Women in History: Amelia Earhart--Lady Lindy

  • Civically Speaking--The Hello Girls of WWI

  • Civically Speaking--Suffrage

Each product vividly portrays the struggles and triumphs of women throughout history.

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table 

Bring your students to the table of King Arthur! This experience serves as an excellent introduction to either medieval history or the legendary tale of King Arthur and his Knights.



  • General summary

  • Bibliography of books for classroom and background use

  • Guided discussion

  • "In a Nutshell"--All things Arthur in newsletter form (NEW!)

  • King Arthur word find

  • King Arthur crossword

  • vocabulary activity

  • Who's Who of King Arthur's Knights

  • Map activity of the Arthur sites

  • The Making of a Knight activity

  • Rules and Regulations of the Round Table

  • Coat of Arms project

The Santa Fe Trail: The Highway to the West  

This 30-page educational resource delves into the historical significance of westward expansion, tailored for students in grades 6-8. Embark on an enlightening journey with our detailed exploration of the Santa Fe Trail, a vital conduit for trade and cultural interchange. Delve into the narratives of intrepid stagecoach travelers who ventured into the frontier and uncover the pivotal role the trail played in the westward expansion of the United States. Enrich your classroom experience by immersing students in the thrill and allure of the American West.

Moreover, teachers will find a wealth of valuable information within this guide, accompanied by engaging activities for students that range from puzzles to thought-provoking essay prompts.


  • General summary

  • Biography of useful books and websites

  • Guided discussion questions

  • "In a Nutshell" newsletter with short articles about many of the aspects of the Santa Fe Trail

  • Traveling the Trail crossword activity (solution included)

  • Mapping the Trail map activity

  • Buffalo Soldiers and the Santa Fe Trail--including basic facts, and their part in the national parks system.

  • Manifest Destiny and the Santa Fe Trail

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Whether you're a teacher, librarian,  or simply plan historical events and could use some supplemental material for your audiences, Historical Classroom offers a wealth of resources and opportunities to help you stay engaged and informed.


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Historical Classroom Notes

I've taken the plunge and launched my new blog! Previously centered on historical topics, this one is dedicated to teachers like yourself. It features teaching tips and in-depth explanations of a product in my store.


This week, I'm sharing a presidential recipe that I'm sure you'll enjoy! Click the blog icon to the right to visit Historical Classroom Notes.  You can also go to

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"Good resource that could be used in several different types of history classes."

"Great for Summer School - very concise and easy to use. I can't wait to use it during the year."

"This is a great resource! Thank you so much!!!"

"Using this with my homeschooled child. I wanted to find something to go along with her book reading, and this has some good activities and even grading rubrics for me. Thanks!"

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