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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Literature & Language Arts

EDSITEment and Common Core: "A Raisin in the Sun"

Drawing on the EDSITEment’s lesson plan on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, this presentation will demonstrate how teachers can use EDSITEment resources to satisfy the expectations of the Common Core while meeting the diverse needs of students in the classroom. See also the related feature.

Art & Culture

Emmanuel Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware

Roll over the image to explore the areas of the painting, clicking to bring up the descriptive pop-ups. Make notes in the pop-up's tabs to prepare you for the follow-on multiple-choice questions (under "Test Your Knowledge"), and answer the essay questions on the pop-up tabs. After completing these tasks, follow the instructions for printing out your answers and notes, and you can also print the image istself.

Literature & Language Arts

Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying": Printing Press

A culminating exercise for the curriculum unit on Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying."

History & Social Studies
Following the Great Wall of China: Interactive Map

Following the Great Wall of China: Interactive Map

You are about to build China's Great Wall and learn about the great Chinese imperial dynasties.

This detail map of China is the area from the inset (lower right) map of the whole of the Chinese mainland.

Wall Segment (Route) Legend:

legend image showing segment of wall

When the user answers a question correctly, a blue "segment" of the Great Wall is added.