January 21st, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Bingo by Teacher LED

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Elementary School Resource

Bingo

Use your interactive white board to play Maths Bingo with your students. If you use the printable bingo books provided for this resource the program can instantly check which numbers have been called on which book and provide a picture of that book with the appropriate numbers marked, saving time when a student calls Bingo!

Related NY State Academic Standards: 3.NBT.2, 3.NBT.3, 4.OA.2 and more!

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January 14th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Civil Rights Warriors by NNWP

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Elementary School Resource

Civil Rights Warriors

Civil Rights Warriors is a fun way to incorporate the teaching of research and biographies. Students will research a person connected to the civil rights movement and create a trading card on their researched person. Students will identify through research the qualities of a person from history and their connection to the Civil Rights Movement.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.3.8, W.3.2, W.3.2.a and more!

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January 7th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Clean Up Time

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Elementary School Resource

Clean Up Time

After the students have become acquainted with the centers and objects that belong there, they will practice putting things in their proper places at clean-up time. Children will discuss what would happen if things were not put back in their proper places and how they would feel. The children will then compose a group story entitled: The Day Nothing Got Cleaned Up. They will each choose a section of the story to illustrate.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.K.CIV.4, SS.E.5.3C

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January 2nd, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning

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Elementary School Resource

Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning

This site provides printable books to help students practice writing the letters of the alphabet. Words for each letter of the alphabet are also included on the page. A cover page can be printed out. This is appropriate for grades K-2. It can be used by parents and teachers. Books on a variety of topics are available as well.

Related NY State Academic Standards: L.1.1.a, ELA1.E.SW2G, ELA1.E.SW2G.02.10

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December 24th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Videos: Tips for Effective Teaching Strategies

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Elementary School Resource

Videos: Tips for Effective Teaching Strategies

These videos by the Teaching Channel provide suggestions for time management, engaging students, and creating a positive atmosphere in the classroom.

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December 17th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Evolution of Christmas by History.com

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Middle School Resource

Evolution of Christmas by History.com

This three minute video from History.com’s archives focuses on how Christmas has changed over the years from a “solstice celebration to a family feast”.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.7.2.1, SS.SSP.7.2.6, SS.SSP.7.3.4 and more!

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December 10th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Clothes I Wear In The Winter

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Elementary School Resource

Clothes I Wear In The Winter

This fun activity will assist your children when they dress themselves to go outdoors as they learn to follow oral directions.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.PK.11, SL.PK.2, SL.PK.5 and more!

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December 3rd, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Origins of Hanukkah by History.com

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Elementary School Resource

Origins of Hanukkah by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.5.a.1, SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a and more!

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November 26th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Sketch-and-Write by ECSDM

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Elementary School Resource

Sketch-and-Write by ECSDM

This English Language Arts lesson will allow students to illustrate their thinking and recall information read aloud. By the end of the lesson, students will have a new strategy to use during listening selections. This strategy will allow students to use their creative energy while improving note taking and comprehension skills.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.4.2.b, W.4.3.c, W.4.8 and more!

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November 19th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Thanksgiving: Past, Present and Future by ECSDM

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Elementary School Resource

Thanksgiving: Past, Present and Future

Individually, students will reflect about their traditions, compare them with their peers’ and contrast their celebration with the first Thanksgiving. As a whole group, students will explore the first Thanksgiving with two interactive tours, and they will compare their ideas to common myths. With partners, students will explore Thanksgiving trivia, and they will come up with a list of reasons why this day was selected for a national holiday. As a whole group, students will analyze and discuss George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.7.2, SS.5.1.c.1, SS.5.3.b and more!

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