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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History & Social Studies
American War for Independence: Interactive Map

American War for Independence: Interactive Map

Interactive map of the campaigns of the American Revolution in the northern colonies. Accompanies curriculum unit: The American War for Independence

History & Social Studies
An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise, 1820–1821

An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise, 1820–1821

Interactive map illustrating the geography, demography, and political division of the United States as a result of the Missouri Compromise over the issue of Slavery in 1820–21

Art & Culture

Animals From Down Under

Australian Aboriginal art is one of the oldest continuing art traditions in the world. Much of the most important knowledge of aboriginal society was conveyed through different kinds of storytelling—including narratives that were spoken, performed as dances or songs, and those that were painted.

History & Social Studies

Anne Frank: World War II in Europe

Drawing upon the online archives of the U.S. Holocaust Museum, this lesson helps students to put the events described by Anne Frank into historical perspective, and also serves as a broad overview of the Nazi conquest of Europe during World War II. After surveying the experiences of various countries under Nazi occupation, the lesson ends with activities related specifically to the Netherlands and Anne Frank.

History & Social Studies

Anticommunism in Postwar America: Interactive Timeline of the early Cold War years

A timeline of the events of the early Cold War years. Can be used in conjunction with the EDSITEment We The People curriculum unit: Anticommunism in Postwar America, 1945-1954: Witch Hunt or Red Menace?

Art & Culture
Asian-Pacific: Voyage of Manjiro

Asian-Pacific: Voyage of Manjiro

Asian Pacific Heritage month was established in 1990 to mark the arrival of the first Japanese immigrant to the United States on May 7, 1843.