To help students, teachers and parents through this awful pandemic, Tennessee History for Kids has created a series of webinars called KidsINARS.
Some will explain the TN History for Kids organization, our booklets and our website, but most will be content-specific.
So far we have uploaded:
This fun KidsINAR targets students of ALL ages and covers the basics about the Tennessee, Cumberland and Mississippi RIvers.
This fun KidsINAR targets students of ALL ages and covers the basics about East, Middle and West Tennessee.
This two-part KidsINAR covers the violent era when settlers moved onto the Tennessee frontier. It explains how the Revolutionary War, migration to Middle Tennessee, Lost State of Franklin, creation of the Southwest Territory, Treaty of the Holston, Nickajack Expedition and statehood were connected, and it is intended for students fifth grade and older.
This KidsINAR takes a look at how two industries (lumber and cotton) helped create medium-sized towns all over Tennessee.
A followup to the rise of Tennessee towns, this KidsINAR takes a fascinating look at just how much railroads created Tennessee’s four largest cities.
From Shiloh to Sycamore Shoals, from the Cumberland Gap to Lookout Mountain, History Bill goes on a wild, fascinating trip through Tennessee.
7. Mountains, Mines and Mills: The Greatest Primary Source in Tennessee History
This fascinating webinar is about Matthew Rhea’s 1832 map of Tennessee. It targets students fifth grade and older.
This is a sobering half-hour long presentation about what newspaper advertising PROVES about slavery in Tennessee, and targets students from eighth grade and older. (It is NOT intended for elementary school students!) Click here for a pdf quiz about Slavery in Tennessee.
An explanation of the booklets TN History for Kids produces.
A guided tour through the HISTORY parts of this website.
A guided tour through the CIVICS and GEOGRAPHY parts of this website.
(A 12-minute KidsINAR that explains what Tennessee History for Kids does.)