14 booklets... all only $2 each!

Curriculum booklets for grades K, 1, 2, and 3
(click on each grade to read about them)

These cover ALL of the social studies standards for those grades. (For instance: Days of the week for Kindergarten; Three Grand Divisions of Tennessee for first grade; the Star-Spangled Banner for second; latitude and longitude for third).
Curriculum booklets for grades 4, 5, 8 and 11 

Cover all of the Tennessee-specific topics which the standards require teachers to cover, but which are probably not discussed in nationally published textbook (the Civil War in Tennessee, the lost state of Franklin, the Civil Rights movement in Tennessee, etc.)

Primary source and question booklets for grades 4, 5 and 8.

Contain excerpts from ALL of the primary source documents required for those grades (The "Ain't I a woman?" speech, the Donelson Party journal, Frederick Douglass' autobiography, etc), along with questions about their context and content.

Reading booklets for grades 4 and 5.

Fascinating stories that will make your students LOVE non fiction and LOVE Tennessee history!.

Citizenship booklet for high school

Content and a test that helps school systems comply with the new requirement that students learn the material naturalized citizens learn.

All booklets are only $2 each. Click here for an order form.

Welcome to Tennessee History for Kids!

The Butler Museum
This is the website of the organization whose materials (on line and in print) are used in more than eight thousand Tennesee classrooms.

* Here to see our virtual tours of fascinating places in Tennessee history such as the Cumberland Gap, Fort Donelson, the "Farm," the Butler Museum, the Appalachian Trail and the ghost town once known as Randolph.

The integration of Clinton High School, in Anderson County
Library of Congress photo
* Here to explore our county history pages, which tell interesting stories about every county in the state--such as the Cumberland Homesteads (in Cumberland County), the town taken over by women during World War II (in Van Buren County), the South's best known ghost (Robertson County) and the lake created by an earthquake (Lake County).

President and Mrs. James K. Polk

* Here to go "in search of" important Tennessee figures such as David Crockett, Ida B. Wells and James K. Polk.

* Here to see the hilarious (and educational) Tennessee History for Kids videos, which teach kids about everything from Fort Loudoun to the Scopes Trial.

Here to see our revised and updated three-part civics section, which tells you everything from what government does to how a bill REALLY becomes law at the General Assembly

Cumberland Caverns
Here to see our updated and revised geography section, which tells you all about Tennessee's river systems, physical regions, borders and several things about Tennessee geography that surprise people.

* Scroll down the left side of the page for much more, including our famous interactive quiz, "History Bill's" Tennessee Magazine columns, PEOPLE pages and more!