February 13th, 2019

High School Resource: Rosa Parks: My Story by ReadWorks

High School Resource Rosa Parks: My Story by ReadWorks In a series of lessons, this unit explores a variety of literary concepts using the text “Rosa Parks: My Story.” Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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February 12th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Blacks in the Military by History.com

Middle School Resource Blacks in the Military This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how African American’s served in WWII and how it helped the Civil Rights movement. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.6, SS.8.6.b.1, SS.8.6.b.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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February 11th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Origins of Black History Month by History.com

Elementary School Resource Origins of Black History Month by History.com This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Black History Month was first started. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.3.2.5, SS.SSP.3.3.3, SS.SSP.4.2.5 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, […]

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February 22nd, 2017

High School Resource: The Civil Rights Movement by Discovery Education

High School Resource The Civil Rights Movement by Discovery Education Students will understand the following: -Beyond the famous leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, ordinary men and women struggled for their beliefs. -All the participants—famous and not so famous—deserve to have their stories told. -Older people have a responsibility to pass on these stories to […]

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February 21st, 2017

Middle School Resource: The Fight for Equal Rights: Black Soldiers in the Civil War by Teaching With Documents

Middle School Resource The Fight for Equal Rights: Black Soldiers in the Civil War by Teaching With Documents Teaching with Documents contains teaching activities built upon primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Government. […]

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February 20th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Patent for Cotton Gin (1794) by NARA

Elementary School Resource Patent for Cotton Gin (1794) by NARA Designed to separate cotton fiber from seed, Whitney’s cotton gin, for which he received a patent on March 14, 1794, introduced a new, profitable technology to agricultural production in America. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1.1B, SS.E.1.4C, SS.I.1.1B and more! Be sure to check out […]

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