November 20th, 2019

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

High 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 19th, 2019

Middle School Resource: History of the Thanksgiving Day Parade by History.com

Middle School Resource History of the Thanksgiving Day Parade  This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.4.e, SS.8.4.e.4, SS.E.1 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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November 18th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Traditional Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address

Elementary School Resource Traditional Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address In this activity, students will listen to the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address, illustrate pictures to go with sections of the Address, and create a book. Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.4.1.d, SL.4.1.e, SL.4.5 and more!  Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, […]

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November 13th, 2019

High School Resource: Types of Text

High School Resource Types of Text This web-based resource provides a factsheet, game, quiz, and worksheet to help students understand the different types of text including: descriptive, informative, instructional, and persuasive. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.6.7, RL.6.10, RL.6.11 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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November 12th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Reading and Rhythm by Teaching Channel

Middle School Resource Reading and Rhythm by Teaching Channel The objective of the lesson in this video is for students to learn how to use rhythm to improve reading comprehension and confidence. Related NY State Academic Standards: RF.5.4 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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November 11th, 2019

Elementary School Resource:  The Starfall Reading Program

Elementary School Resource The Starfall Reading Program This site hosts books and games that offer beginning readers the opportunity to explore and interact with words and the sounds that make up those words. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.PK.5, RF.PK.1.a, RF.PK.1.b and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, […]

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November 6th, 2019

High School Resource: Introduction to Research Paper by ECSDM

High School Resource Introduction to Research Paper  During this lesson, students will be introduced to the parts of a research paper. They will understand what is expected of them and choose an event/person to research. Students will also be taught how to use the internet as well as other sources to find information and correctly […]

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November 5th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Making Cultural Connections Through Research

Middle School Resource Making Cultural Connections Through Research Students will develop self-management skills for researching a topic, critical thinking skills and effective interpersonal skills. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.3a.BS.1.A.SW, CDOS.C.3b.BI.6.A.SW, CDOS.C.3b.HS.7.A.SW 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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November 4th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Conducting Research by ReadWorks

Elementary School Resource Conducting Research by ReadWorks Students will create questions about a nonfiction topic. Use nonfiction text features and evidence to answer questions. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.10 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, 2019

High School Resource: Interdisciplinary Study Of Cyclic Change by NYSATL

High School Resource Interdisciplinary Study Of Cyclic Change  Students will learn about the effects of earth’s revolution on seasons. Related NY State Academic Standards: 7.RP.2.a, 7.RP.2.b, 7.G.1 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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