January 16th, 2019

High School Resource: King Leads the March on Washington by History.com

High School Resource King Leads the March on Washington This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the March on Washington lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.9, SS.8.9.a, SS.8.9.a.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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January 14th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Civil Rights Warriors by NNWP

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 […]

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December 19th, 2018

High School Resource: Christmas Becomes a Holiday by History.com

High School Resource Christmas Becomes a Holiday by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Christmas has come to be the holiday we celebrate today. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.c.2, SS.I.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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December 3rd, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Origins of Hanukkah by History.com

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! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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November 12th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: America’s Colonial Period

Elementary School Resource America’s Colonial Period This site provides information about the economy of colonial America. It discusses the use of trade, mercantile, etc. The various people and their roles they had in helping create the economy are mentioned, as well as what some of the colonies were economically known for. The passage teaches about […]

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September 26th, 2017

Middle School Resource: The Hidden History Of Egypt by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource The Hidden History Of Egypt by Discovery Education Students will: work in small groups to research one aspect of daily life in ancient Egypt, such as food, housing, and religion present their findings to the class, using artifacts to illustrate their presentation use details from the presentation to write a one-page, mock […]

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April 11th, 2017

Middle School Resource: History of the Holidays: Easter by History.com

Middle School Resource History of the Holidays: Easter by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Christian holiday of Easter. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.3, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, […]

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February 8th, 2017

High School Resource: History of Valentine’s Day by History.com

High School Resource History of Valentine’s Day This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Valentine’s Day came to be a celebrated holiday. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.2, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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December 28th, 2016

High School Resource: History of New Year’s Eve by History.com

High School Resource History of New Year’s Eve This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of New Year’s Eve celebrations. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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December 21st, 2016

High School Resource: Ask a Rabbi: Hanukkah by History.com

High School Resource Ask a Rabbi: Hanukkah This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the different customs celebrated for Hanukkah. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, SS.E.1.3, SS.C.1.3A Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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