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.

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.

Literature & Language Arts
Six Hispanic Literary Giants

Six Hispanic Literary Giants

Explore the great Hispanic poets, from 1600 to present.

Literature & Language Arts
Emily Dickinson: An American Poet for All Seasons

Emily Dickinson: An American Poet for All Seasons

EDSITEment celebrates the life and work of American poet Emily Dickinson, including her talents as baker and gardener.

History & Social Studies
The Mexican Revolution: November 20th, 1910

The Mexican Revolution: November 20th, 1910

The year 2010 marked the centennial (El Centenario) of the Mexican Revolution, an uprising that took place roughly between 1910 and 1920, recognized as the first major political, social, and cultural revolution of the 20th century.