Student Resources

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.

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Art & Culture
What is Sor Juana wearing?

What is Sor Juana wearing?

Lesson 1: The Sonnets, Sor Juana, the Poet

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a major literary figure, and the first great Latin American poet, is a product of el Siglo de Oro Español (Spanish Golden Age). Explore the different facets of this painting to learn about Sor Juana and what the life of a nun was like in the 17th century.

Art & Culture

Romare Bearden's "The Dove"—A Meeting of Vision and Sound: Interactive

By examining The Dove by artist Romare Bearden, students will learn to appreciate the artistic and intellectual achievement of Black artists in America in the first half of the 20th century. By listening to music, students will see how art and music intersect to tell us a story. They will relate that story to their own lives.

Art & Culture

Martin Puryear's "Ladder for Booker T. Washington"

Instructions - Venn Diagram
Art & Culture

Martin Puryear's "Ladder for Booker T. Washington"

Instructions - interactive image map
Literature & Language Arts

Narrating Quentin's Mental Breakdown

Narrating Quentin's Mental Breakdown