Student resources are interactive activities collected from around the Web. They can be used to support related lesson plans or as standalone activities in the classroom. Browse our library of student resources by grade level or subject area below.
An interactive that introduces the principal generals on both sides of the American Civil War. Accompanies Lesson Plan 1 of the EDSITEment curriculum unit: The American Civil War: A "Terrible Swift Sword."
A comprehensive animated map showing the locations and travel routes of the major Civil War military campaigns.
A student interactive that uses a series of animated maps to summarize all the factors and statistics on the United States on the eve of the American Civil War. Accompanies the EDSITEment curriculum unit: The American Civil War: A "Terrible Swift Sword."
At the time of Woodrow Wilson's inauguration, the United States had extensive economic and strategic interests throughout Latin America. Accompanies the EDSITEment curriculum unit: Woodrow Wilson and Foreign Policy.
This interactive puts the student in the role of President Kennedy, having to decide among several options for responding to the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba. By clicking on the names of individual advisers, students can read the views of men such as Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, and Attorney General Robert Kennedy. After studying the strengths and weaknesses of each option, the student will be asked to choose an option, which will then bring up a new window that evaluates the response.
Why did thousands march over 50 miles through cold, Alabama rain in 1965? With this interactive, students learn about the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march, one of the seminal events of the Civil Rights movement.