September 18th, 2018

Middle School Resource: InfoPlease

Middle School Resource InfoPlease InfoPlease is the world’s largest free reference site. Visitors can tap into various topical menus. Each menu is supported by a selection of features, encyclopedia articles and related links. The site’s atlas serves up easy-to-read country maps showing major cities and political boundaries. Specialized almanacs include a Daily Almanac and Facts […]

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September 11th, 2018

Middle School Resource: What Shall I Be?

Middle School Resource What Shall I Be? Students will research the job market through the Internet. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.1, CDOS.C.1.1, CDOS.C.1.1.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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September 4th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Managers of the Future

Middle School Resource Managers of the Future Students will develop problem-solving strategies and learn how to interact effectively with business partners. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.7.7, W.7.11, CDOS.I.1.1.E 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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May 29th, 2018

Middle School Resource: America’s Story

America’s Story This site was designed for children, to expose them to the Library of Congress’ rich collection of primary source materials. These include letters, diaries, records and tapes, films, sheet music, maps, prints, photographs and digital materials. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.4.7, RH.5-8.7, MST2.I.IS.1.3 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational […]

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May 8th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Lewis & Clark: A Scientific Journey

Lewis & Clark: A Scientific Journey Divide the class into small groups, and tell them to imagine that they are archaeologists charged with the task of finding physical remains of Lewis and Clark’s expedition. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.2.b, SS.7.6, SS.7.6.a and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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April 10th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Civil War Photojournalism

Civil War Photojournalism: A Record of War by Library of Congress This lesson¬†helps students analyze Civil War photographs and explore how and why the American Civil War was photographed. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.4.5, SS.5.6.c, SS.7.8 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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April 3rd, 2018

Middle School Resource: Plant Pollination

Plant Pollination Students will identify the different parts of a flower and understand their functions and understand the importance of pollen for plant reproduction and diversity. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.1.6, S.MS.LS.1.4, MST4.E.LE.6 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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March 20th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Introduction to Desktop Publishing/Creating Informational Brochures by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Introduction to Desktop Publishing/Creating Informational Brochures by ECSDM Students will create a tri-fold brochure using Internet research information from a previous unit that pertains to one of the states in the United States. Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, […]

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