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

Launchpad: Allegory in Painting

This launchpad introduces students to allegory in the visual arts through the works of a number of well-known artists, including Thomas Cole and Caravaggio.

Art & Culture

Launchpad: Hammurabi’s Code

How does Hammurabi's code reflect Babylonian society?

History & Social Studies
U.S. Neutrality: Europe/Asia

U.S. Neutrality: Europe/Asia

This interactive timeline highlights the major events in Europe and Asia from 1931 to 1941. Can be used in conjunction with the curriculum unit: From Neutrality to War: The United States and Europe, 1921-1941.

History & Social Studies
Cold War Europe

Cold War Europe

This interactive map shows the sequence of events in Europe during the early years of the Cold War, as well as their geographic locations. By clicking on the numbered locations pop-ups will appear with more information.Accompanies the curriculum unit: The Origins of the Cold War, 1945-1949.

History & Social Studies

The First American Party System: Democratic-Republican Platform

The rivalry between the Federalists and Republicans was bitter. What were the key positions of the parties? How important to the parties' positions were their basic attitudes toward constitutional interpretation (Federalists, broad interpretation / Democratic-Republicans, strict interpretation)? Which positions of either party resonate in the politics of today? Fill in the respective party positions for each category listed.

History & Social Studies

The First American Party System: Federalist Platform

The rivalry between the Federalists and Republicans was bitter. What were the key positions of the parties? How important to the parties' positions were their basic attitudes toward constitutional interpretation (Federalists, broad interpretation / Democratic-Republicans, strict interpretation)? Which positions of either party resonate in the politics of today? Fill in the respective party positions for each category listed. Fill in the respective party positions for each issue category listed