Guide to using picture books in history K-6

Use picture books:

  • to develop historical concepts, skills, knowledge and understandings
  • as stimulus material, a primary or secondary source
  • as an example of an historical narrative
  • to provide teaching and learning activities

Guide to using picture books in history K-10 :

  • gives examples of history teaching and learning strategies that enable students to work and think like historians
  • suggests a comprehensive list of stage-related, syllabus-linked picture books
  • inspires you to seek out and share picture books that add enjoyment to, enhance and deepen students’ history learning experiences.
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