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
The American Embargo, 1803–1808

The American Embargo, 1803–1808

This interactive gives students the opportunity to explore reactions to President Thomas Jefferson's 1807 embargo across the young nation.

NOTE: works best in Internet Explorer, and Chrome.

History & Social Studies
Vietnam Oral History Project: Gene Feher

Vietnam Oral History Project: Gene Feher

Vietnam veteran Gene Feher,interviewed by Maryland high school students for the Vietnam Oral History Project. For EDSITEment lesson plan, Doing Oral History with Vietnam War Veterans, Activity 2

History & Social Studies
Vietnam Oral History Project: Jack Power

Vietnam Oral History Project: Jack Power

Vietnam veteran Jack Power, interviewed by Maryland high school students for the Vietnam Oral History Project. For EDSITEment lesson plan, Doing Oral History with Vietnam War Veterans, Activity 2

History & Social Studies
Vietnam Oral History Project: Jennifer Davidson

Vietnam Oral History Project: Jennifer Davidson

Bringing in primary sources, such as oral histories to supplement the textbook is essential, and oral histories are a particularly valuable tool for cultivating historical empathy and nurturing a sense of caring among students.

History & Social Studies
Vietnam Oral History Project: Barry Lanham

Vietnam Oral History Project: Barry Lanham

Bringing in primary sources, such as oral histories to supplement the textbook is essential, and oral histories are a particularly valuable tool for cultivating historical empathy and nurturing a sense of caring among students.

Literature & Language Arts

Corbin Harney Water Song

Companion audio for “Remember” by Joy Harjo, lesson plan. introduce your students to the rhythm and sound of a Native American song, ask them to listen to the PBS audio recording of Corbin Harney of the Western Shoshone tribe singing “Water Song.” (Courtesy of Philomath Films, www.philomathfilms.com)