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

Launchpad: Trade in Old Babylonia

You are an archaeologist uncovering artifacts found in Old Babylonia. What can you learn from them about trade there as well?

Literature & Language Arts

Launchpad: Marvell's Coy Mistress

Use the following links as you explore Andrew Marvell's poem, "To His Coy Mistress."

Literature & Language Arts

Launchpad: Browning's Last Duchess

Use the following links as you explore Robert Browning's poem, "My Last Duchess."

Literature & Language Arts

Launchpad: Flannery O'Connor's South

Today's starting point? Atlanta. Destination? Florida. Although the family in "A Good Man is Hard to Find" lives in Atlanta, their journey to Florida takes them along the relatively new highways of the 1950s, including rural country roads.

Literature & Language Arts

Preparing for Poetry

A collection of resources for students to use as they prepare for reading and analyzing poetry.

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.