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

Path of the Black Death: Questions and Answers

Use the information you've gathered from the interactive map The Path of the Black Death, to answer the questions posed in this interactive.

History & Social Studies

Perspective on the Slave Narrative: Pro- or Anti-Abolition?

Instructions

Study the following cartoons and determine whether they are for or against abolishing slavery.

History & Social Studies
Phoenician alphabet interactive

Phoenician alphabet interactive

The Phoenicians invented the alphabet inherited by the Greeks, Romans, and eventually, us.

Art & Culture
Picturing Freedom: Selma-to-Montgomery March, 1965

Picturing Freedom: Selma-to-Montgomery March, 1965

Why did thousands march over 50 miles through cold, Alabama rain in 1965? With this interactive, students learn about the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march, one of the seminal events of the Civil Rights movement.

Foreign Language

Planilla de aprendizaje para el estudiante: Esperanza renace de Pam Muñoz Ryan

In this Spanish-language launchpad, students will look behind the story at the historical, social, and cultural circumstances that help account for the great contrasts and contradictions that Esperanza experiences when she moves to California. The launchpad also invites students to contemplate some of the changes Esperanza undergoes as she grows from a pampered child into a resourceful and responsible young woman.

Art & Culture

Portraits, Pears, and Perfect Landscapes: Investigating Genre

Instructions: For Investigating Genre in the Visual Arts