Features are highlighted collections of resources that can be used to support related lesson plans or as standalone activities in the classroom. Browse our library of features by grade level or subject area below.
EDSITEment looks at the history of American presidential elections from George Washington to the present.
This feature shows teachers how to use Chronicling America, an archive of old American newspapers, in social studies and literature lessons.
Give your students a treat and explore the ghostly historical and the ghoulishly dramatic with a variety of online resources on Halloween.
Learn about harvest holidays in North America like Halloween and a similar Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead.
This National Poetry Month feature educates students about different poetic forms developed across time and around the world.
June is National Zoo and Aquarium month, a good time to explore your local zoo and aquarium as well as the websites of America’s great zoos and aquariums. EDSITEment resources feature art and artists who have drawn attention to the need for protecting America’s vanishing wilderness and wildlife.