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.
This Launchpad looks at the tragic events on 9/11 and all of the heroes who helped Americans recover from that day. It asks students to think, "What makes a hero?"
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Nonsense Poetry and Whimsy
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.
The goal of this Launchpad is not only to get you thinking about the differences between Xerxes and Leonidas, the Persians and the Greeks, but also to guide you to greater understanding of the way history is represented and interpreted from a specific point of view.
This Launchpad, adapted from www.WhatSoProudlyWeHail.org, provides background materials and discussion questions to enhance your reading and understanding of Benjamin Franklin’s “The Project of Moral Perfection” a passage from his Autobiography.