For Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts
  • Vietnam Oral History Project: Gene Feher

    Created October 13, 2017
  • Vietnam Oral History Project: Jack Power

    Created October 13, 2017
  • Vietnam Oral History Project: Jennifer Davidson

    Created October 13, 2017
  • Vietnam Oral History Project: Barry Lanham

    Created October 13, 2017
  • Doing Oral History with Vietnam War Veterans

    Created October 11, 2017
    Jack Power, Doing Oral History with Vietnam veterans

    Oral History Interviews that bring students together with veterans help to foster empathy and make history come alive. This lessons offers a step-by-step guide to doing an oral history project with Vietnam War Veterans. 

    Natural stone arch in Utah

    Utah History Encyclopedia

    A resource from the Utah State Historical Society to learn about the history and culture of the state—spanning its early geography through present day. It incorporates historical images, viewpoint essays and historical entries.

    map of Middle East

    Teaching the Middle East

    Discover the great currents of continuity and change throughout Middle Eastern history. Scholars from the University of Chicago include scholarly essays and lesson plans for your classroom.

    Photograph of Ralph Waldo Emerson ca.1857

    Teaching American Philosophy

    Teaching American Philosophy is a one of a kind resource for high school teachers looking for ways to introduce students to the philosophical ideas and debates that are central to American history, literature, political science, and science.

    What is Chronicling America?

    EDSITEment Resources for National History Day 2016

    The theme of National History Day, Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History for 2016 is broad enough in scope to encourage investigation of topics ranging from local to world history and across any geographic area or time period. Consider this theme an invitation to look across time, space, and geography to find examples in history of when people took a risk and made a change.