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
Twenty-One Poems for AP Literature and Composition

Twenty-One Poems for AP Literature and Composition

For each of the twenty-one poems or poetic forms for AP Literature and Composition, students and teachers will find a link to the poem and multimedia resources. These include EDSITEment lessons as well as EDSITEment-reviewed websites that discuss the poem, the poet, and its context.

History & Social Studies
Pompeii and the Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

Pompeii and the Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

Use this feature to understand the lives of people in Southern Italy before, during, and after the famous eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE, as well as learn how it inspired Neoclassicism.

History & Social Studies
Sophocles, Socrates, and the Greek Polis

Sophocles, Socrates, and the Greek Polis

This feature guides students through Ancient Greek civics as told by philosopher Socrates and playwright Sophocles.

Literature & Language Arts
American Literature Lessons — Nineteenth Century

American Literature Lessons — Nineteenth Century

Through this collection of over 30 lessons, students can explore the great American authors of the 1800s, including Edgar Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Mark Twain.

Art & Culture

EDSITEment's Back-to-School Lesson Plans

Interdisciplinary multimedia resources for your classroom this fall.

History & Social Studies

EDSITEment's 4th of July: Protest, Revolution, and Independence

A complete listing of EDSITEment's lessons on the causes, the course and the consequences of the American Revolution and Independence