Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture

This website from the University of Virginia presents a vast multimedia archive of primary material, 1830 to 1930, organized around Harriet Beecher Stowe's seminal work. Educators should preview the material, particularly the various representations of race and slavery in the archive, to determine what is appropriate for use in their own classroom discussion.

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Education

Created by the Harry S. Truman Library, this webpage offers links to a panoply of programs and multimedia classroom resources for K-12 teachers and their students.

Treasures@Sea

This site provides clear, multi-layered humanities and scientific content that seeks to educate elementary school students about the ocean and the life it contains.

Thoreau Reader

Annotated works of Henry David Thoreau and an extensive resource list on his life and works. Teaching Thoreau feature with further resources.

Thomas Gray Archive

This “interactive hypermedia repository” describes itself as a “dynamic online environment that serves as a reading aid for the interested general reader and as a research tool for professional readers of Gray’s work.”

Thomas A. Edison Papers

Encyclopedic database on Edison's life and work as an inventor and businessman.

Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric

Interactive encyclopedia of literary forms and figures of speech.

Shakespeare for Kids

The Folger Shakespeare Library site for kids, with activities for children and families.

Scribbling Women

Online resources for teaching American women's literature using dramatizations produced by The Public Media Foundation