Features

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.

Literature & Language Arts

EDSITEment and Common Core: A Raisin in the Sun

Drawing on the EDSITEment’s lesson plan on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, this presentation will demonstrate how teachers can use EDSITEment resources to satisfy the expectations of the Common Core while meeting the diverse needs of students in the classroom.

History & Social Studies
Women's Empowerment in America and the World

Women's Empowerment in America and the World

Immerse yourself in the great contributions women have made to our history and culture.

History & Social Studies
I Have a Dream: Celebrating the Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

I Have a Dream: Celebrating the Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the third Monday of January, Americans celebrate the life and achievement of one of our most respected citizens -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Literature & Language Arts
Pursuing Melville: “A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat”

Pursuing Melville: “A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat”

An overview of resources for Herman Melville, “Moby-Dick,” and whaling in the 19th century.

History & Social Studies
Presidential Inaugurations: A Capitol Parade on a Cold Winter's Day

Presidential Inaugurations: A Capitol Parade on a Cold Winter's Day

The cornerstone of the inaugural ceremony is the inaugural address. Each president attempts to outline in the course he hopes to follow over the coming years in just a few short pages.

Art & Culture
Emanuel Leutze’s Symbolic Scene of Washington Crossing the Delaware

Emanuel Leutze’s Symbolic Scene of Washington Crossing the Delaware

On Christmas Night 1776, Washington crossed the Delaware River to attack Britain’s Hessian army at Trenton.