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.

History & Social Studies
When the Games Were Held at Olympia

When the Games Were Held at Olympia

In 2004, the Olympic games were played in Greece -- more than 2,500 years after the first Greek Olympics. This feature compares the ancient and modern incarnations of the games.

History & Social Studies
The First Amendment

The First Amendment

This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and presents information about the history and application of the amendment.

History & Social Studies
Advanced Placement U.S. History Lessons

Advanced Placement U.S. History Lessons

This feature describes EDSITEment’s library of Advanced Placement U.S. History resources and provides an index of these lessons aligned with APUSH topics.

Art & Culture
Jazz Appreciation Month: JAM

Jazz Appreciation Month: JAM

Every April, the National Endowment for the Humanities and other organizations recognize Jazz Appreciation Month. For 2013, JAM honors jazz legends Lionel Hampton, Andy Weston, and John Levy.

History & Social Studies
Voting in the Young Republic: George Caleb Bingham's "The County Election"

Voting in the Young Republic: George Caleb Bingham's "The County Election"

George Caleb Bingham's painting, "The County Election," highlights the growth of democracy in America as pioneers moved into the interior of the continent.

Foreign Language
Seis gigantes de la literatura hispana

Seis gigantes de la literatura hispana

Descubre algunos de los más grandes poetas hispanos.