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.

Art & Culture
The Aztecs — Mighty Warriors of Mexico — Student Activity

The Aztecs — Mighty Warriors of Mexico — Student Activity

Fill in the white text boxes below each question (Please Note: wrap text in the boxes and use punctuation marks to save space instead of separating items with carriage returns). For information to help you answer the questions, use the following web sites as references: Aztec Society — Conquistadors. When you complete your answers, print out this page.

Art & Culture

The Aztecs — Mighty Warriors of Mexico — Student Activity

Fill in the white text boxes below each question (Please Note: wrap text in the boxes and use punctuation marks to save space instead of separating items with carriage returns). For information to help you answer the questions, use the following web sites as references: Aztec Society — Conquistadors. When you complete your answers, print out this page.

History & Social Studies

The Battle Over Reconstruction: Impeachment Timeline

A timeline of the events that lead to the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1867.

History & Social Studies
The Battle Over Reconstruction: Southern Recovery

The Battle Over Reconstruction: Southern Recovery

Beyond the obvious material destruction, there was more to reconstruct in the South than buildings, farms, manufacturing and railroads—there were social and political relationships to rebuild. Yet, it is impossible to understand Reconstruction fully without a grasp of the social and economic upheaval the war brought with it. For the people living through the times, this upheaval created a situation that demanded immediate attention.

History & Social Studies
The Birth of Cuneiform Writing

The Birth of Cuneiform Writing

An interactive timeline on the origins of the cuneiform writing system in ancient Mesopotamia. Can be used with the lesson plan: The Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia: Emergence and Evolution