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
Electing America's President

Electing America's President

EDSITEment looks at the history of American presidential elections from George Washington to the present.

History & Social Studies
Chronicling America

Chronicling America

This feature shows teachers how to use Chronicling America, an archive of old American newspapers, in social studies and literature lessons.

History & Social Studies
Celebrate "We Shall Remain" for Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate "We Shall Remain" for Native American Heritage Month

EDSITEment celebrates the PBS series "We Shall Remain" for Native American Heritage Month and shows how it can be used in the classroom.

History & Social Studies
Harrowing Halloween: Spooky, Supernatural, and Suspenseful

Harrowing Halloween: Spooky, Supernatural, and Suspenseful

Give your students a treat and explore the ghostly historical and the ghoulishly dramatic with a variety of online resources on Halloween.

History & Social Studies
Origins of Halloween and the Day of the Dead

Origins of Halloween and the Day of the Dead

Learn about harvest holidays in North America like Halloween and a similar Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead.

Literature & Language Arts
National Poetry Month: Celebrating World Poetry

National Poetry Month: Celebrating World Poetry

This National Poetry Month feature educates students about different poetic forms developed across time and around the world.