January 22nd, 2019

Middle School Resource: Space Dice by Teacher LED

Middle School Resource Space Dice by Teacher LED Space Dice is a true 3D dice to use on your interactive whiteboard. Select to display one, two or three dice on screen. Click “Roll” for them to roll. Useful in probability lessons and at any other time when a random choice needs to be made. Related […]

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January 8th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Respecting Differences

Middle School Resource Respecting Differences This activity will help students to see respect as a valued trait and to encourage understanding of individual differences. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.I.2.1.B, HPF.PE.I.2.1.C 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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January 3rd, 2019

Middle School Resource: A Primary Source Picture Book by NNWP

Middle School Resource A Primary Source Picture Book by NNWP Inspired by Ellen Jackson’s picture book, My Tour of Europe by Teddy Roosevelt, Age 10, students will explore primary source documents they have studied throughout a year of study to decide which primary source from their notebooks would translate into the most interesting picture book. […]

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December 17th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Evolution of Christmas by History.com

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! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson […]

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December 4th, 2018

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

Middle School Resource Ask a Rabbi: Hanukkah by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the different customs celebrated for Hanukkah. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b 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 27th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Persuasive Writing

Middle School Resource Persuasive Writing This lesson will incorporate one of the many different writing tasks emphasized in the fifth grade ELA curriculum. It is important that students are able to express their opinions/point of view in an appropriate format. The students had to choose whether the town council should build a mall or a […]

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November 20th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Thanksgiving Becomes a Holiday by History.com

Middle School Resource Thanksgiving Becomes a Holiday This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Thanksgiving became an official national holiday and how some of the Thanksgiving traditions that we know today came to be. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.3.MOV.5.b.2, SS.SSP.3.3.3, SS.SSP.4.2.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, […]

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November 6th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Egyptian Clay Scarab by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Egyptian Clay Scarab Students will be able to identify an Egyptian Scarab Amulet and describe their function in the Egyptian culture. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.7 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and […]

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October 30th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Giant Lens by Exploratorium

Middle School Resource Giant Lens by Exploratorium A large hanging lens creates upside-down images of distant objects and right-side-up images of nearby objects. You can locate the upside-down images by using a piece of white paper as a screen. The right-side-up images are harder to find. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.5.PS.1.3, MST4.I.PS4.4 Be sure […]

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October 16th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Making Art by ArtBabble.org

Middle School Resource Making Art by ArtBabble.org These videos explain techniques for creating various types of artwork. Related NY State Academic Standards: NAS.VA.Re7.1.6.a, NAS.VA.Re7.1.7.a, ARTS.VA.I.2.1.C 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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