House Detectives: Finding History in Your Home

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 9/2/2008

This printable guide shows students how to research the place where they live and can be used as a tool for individual or small group research. It will help them conduct research on their home or local building, describe their research process and summarize their conclusions based on analysis of the research. This activity is one of the educational resources included in the online exhibition entitled Within These Walls.

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)