Exploring and Moving to America: CKHG Student Book

Exploring and Moving to America introduces students to the beginnings of America. They learn the about Columbus’s voyages, the settlement of the Pilgrims, the struggle for independence, and the sorrowful history of slavery. They see the first encounters with Native Americans, meet George Washington, and learn about the Declaration of Independence.

Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy

Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy is a Core Knowledge School of Distinction. Their devoted community of staff and families has embraced a collaborative, integrated and domain-based approach to learning. After extensive observation and review, our team at Core Knowledge Foundation is honored to note Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy as a Core Knowledge Schools of Distinction due to the…

New Spanish Translation CKHG

New Spanish Translation Core Knowledge History and Geography Materials (CKHG) Now Available for Free Download In response to numerous requests to provide our materials translated into Spanish to support greater access for students, the Core Knowledge Foundation is pleased to announce the following Core Knowledge History and Geography titles available for free download on our…

Books in Spanish

It’s our goal to make Core Knowledge curriculum materials accessible to as many students as possible. The Core Knowledge Foundation is pleased to offer a range of Core Knowledge History and Geography (CKHG) titles in Spanish for free download. Spanish e-Books View the CKHG titles available in Spanish for each grade level. English translations of…

Core Knowledge Middle School Materials In Development

The Core Knowledge Foundation is pleased to announce that we have turned our attention to the development of instructional materials in grades 6-8 for teachers, parents, and students . We are adding these materials to our wide array of comprehensive and downloadable materials for Kindergarten through Grade 5 in language arts, history and geography, and…

Core Knowledge History and Geography Interactive e-Books®

In partnership with Fathom Reads, the Core Knowledge Foundation is proud to offer our entire library of our Core Knowledge History and Geography (CKHG) Student Readers as digital products. These  59 titles offer a wide range of features, such as: The entire text read aloud in English and/or Spanish, with the ability to switch back and…

Diversity in Core Knowledge

by Linda Bevilacqua, President, Core Knowledge Foundation In the wake of recent events across America, the Core Knowledge Foundation has received a number of inquiries from educators asking for guidance as to how they can ensure that their students become familiar with the history and experiences of all Americans. While the resources suggested below, many…

Announcing the Publication of K-2 CKHG Instructional Materials

Announcing the Publication of K-2 CKHG Instructional Materials Spread the news! Twenty-four NEW American and World History Grade K−2 Student Books and Teacher Guides in the Core Knowledge History and Geography™ (CKHG™) series are now available for free download. For those who prefer our beautifully illustrated print editions, order now before price increases go into…

CKHG Unit 11: Civil Rights Leaders

Focus: The Grade 2 Core Knowledge History and Geography unit Civil Rights Leaders celebrates the lives of people who faced injustice with bravery, and were able to make extraordinary changes for good. The unit explores the growth of equality in the United States through iconic individuals. The unit begins with Susan B. Anthony. An abolitionist…

Student eBooks: Providing Access, Promoting Engagement

Electronic books (“eBooks”), which have become more and more popular in classrooms with each passing year, offer students unique experiences with texts.  In some cases the eBook simply serves as digital version of a curriculum text or trade book that students can access on a tablet at school or at home.  In other situations, the…