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 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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April 12th, 2017

High School Resource: Holiday Foods: Easter Eggs by History.com

High School Resource Holiday Foods: Easter Eggs by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the traditional foods eaten on Easter Sunday. 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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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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December 27th, 2016

Middle School Resource: New Year’s Day Feast by History.com

Middle School Resource New Year’s Day Feast This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the tradition of feasting on the first day of the year. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.I.1, SS.I.1.1, SS.I.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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November 21st, 2016

Elementary School Resource: Giving Thanks to Mother Earth

Elementary School Resource Thanksgiving: Past, Present and Future¬† As the winter holiday season begins in the United States, many elementary school teachers wish to present lessons about the history of the Thanksgiving holiday. However, many teachers are aware that misinformation and cultural biases have been part of past teaching about Thanksgiving. They want to provide […]

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