Kindergarten booklet

A booklet that covers all of the Kindergarten social studies standards.... illustrated and taught with the help of our own Boxy the Turtle!

Click here for more information and
here to order copies, which will be shipped on or before May 20, 2016.

New primary source and question booklets
We have published three new primary source booklets. The Powerful Words series is created to help students learn how to read passages from primary documents, speeches and other sources that are listed in the social studies standards, then answer questions about the content.

Click here to learn more about the 5th grade booklet and here to order.


Click here to learn more about the 4th grade booklet and
here to order.




Click here to learn more about the 8th grade booklet and
here to order.

In search of family, in search of slavery

A photograph in a textbook leads John Baker to search his family's story. Click here to read more.

New reading booklets

We have published two new reading booklets to replace Journey of the Adventure, which sold out.

One is a 4th grade reader called The legend of Big Foot Spencer and other stories. Click here to learn more about it,
here to order and here for a teacher's guide.

The other is a 5th grade reader called The king's letter, the captain's flag and other stories.

Click here to read more about it,
here to order and here for a teacher's guide.


Grade-specific standards booklets

Tennessee History for Kids has produced grade-specific textbooklets that cover and explain ALL of the Tennesee-specific material in the new social studies standards. All booklets cost $2 each!

The 1st grade booklet is called Critters, Maps and Heroes. Click here to learn more about it; here to order; here for the teacher's guide.

The 2nd grade booklet meets ALL of the second grade social studies standards and is called Your land, my land.

Click here to learn more about it,
here to order, here for the teacher's guide.


The 3rd grade booklet meets ALL of the third grade social studies standards -- from latitude and longitude to the seven continents. It is called Around the world in third grade.

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here to learn more about it, here to order and here for the teacher's guide.
The 4th grade booklet is called Whole Nations Melt Away: The Volunteer State through 1850.

Click here to learn more about it,
here to order copies and here for a teacher's guide.

The 5th grade booklet is He that hath no sword: The Volunteer State since 1850.

Click here to learn more about it, here to order and here for a teacher's guide.

The 8th grade booklet is called Fire poured into our very faces.

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here to learn more about it, here to order and here for a teacher's guide.

The booklet for the high school American History and Geography class is called Raise the children the best you can.

Click here to learn more about it,
here to order and here for a teacher's guide.
Welcome to Tennessee History for Kids!

* Here to see our virtual tours of fascinating places in Tennessee history such as the Cumberland Gap and Fort Donelson.


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


* Here to explore our 95 county history pages, which tell you AT LEAST TWO interesting stories about every county in the state.


* 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.