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.
The U.S. Government has set aside the period from September 15 to October 15, to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to our nation by observing National Hispanic Heritage Month. EDSITEment honors them with these resources.
The NEH-funded PBS documentary Prohibition, produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, presents a compelling saga of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment and the era that encompassed it.
Asian-Pacific Heritage Month honors the contributions of Asian Americans. In celebration of this occasion, EDSITEment has compiled a list of resources to educate students about these contributions.
Each May, EDSITEment celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month by pointing to the rich array of educational resources on this subject.
Over the course of this year, EDSITEment will be showcasing a series of innovative lessons which use classic American short stories to teach civics. We asked the editors of this new curriculum to introduce the project.