September 24th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems

Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems In a series of lessons, this unit explores a variety of literary concepts related to poetry using the texts “Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems” and “A Light in the Attic.” Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands […]

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September 17th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Fact Monster

Fact Monster This kid-friendly site contains several cross-searchable resources, including an encyclopedia, almanac, atlas and dictionary. Fact Monster includes several sections devoted to specific subject areas, current events, and US history, interspersed with entertaining and educational games. There is also a people center, with a searchable database containing information on over 30,000 people. Related NY […]

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May 28th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Symbols of USA

Symbols of USA This site contains printable symbols such as the bald eagle, liberty bell, American Flag and the Statue of Liberty. There are also descriptions of each and activities related to the symbols. Additional links on this site leads to American songs and the history behind their lyrics. There are detailed art activities that […]

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April 2nd, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Identifying Parts of a Flower

Identifying Parts of a Flower This activity uses a variety of real flower blooms. Students are expected to have had a lesson on the parts of a flower. Students take apart a flower bloom, display each on paper and label each part of the flower. Discussion comparing the various flowers should result. Related NY State […]

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