January 20th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Animals Around Us by Discovery Education

different types of animals

Elementary School Resource

Animals Around Us by Discovery Education

Students will learn and understand the term habitat, discover different types of habitats and identify animals that live in four different environments.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.K.2, W.1.11, W.2.11 and more!

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January 13th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Origins of Black History Month by History.com

equal rights

Elementary School Resource

Origins of Black History Month 

This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Black History Month was first started.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.3.2.5, SS.SSP.3.3.3, SS.SSP.4.2.5 and more!

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January 6th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning

alphabert, letters,

 

Elementary School Resource

Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning

This site provides printable books to help students practice writing the letters of the alphabet. Words for each letter of the alphabet are also included on the page. A cover page can be printed out. This is appropriate for grades K-2. It can be used by parents and teachers. Books on a variety of topics are available as well.

Related NY State Academic Standards: L.1.1.a, ELA1.E.SW2G, ELA1.E.SW2G.02.10

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December 16th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: European Christmas Customs by History.com

christmas tree, christmas decorations

Elementary School Resource

European Christmas Customs

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the older Christmas customs.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b and more!

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December 9th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Gingerbread House by History.com

gingerbread house, gingerbread man, gingerbread tree

Elementary School Resource

Gingerbread House

This four minute video from History.com’s archives focuses on the Christmas tradition of creating gingerbread houses. It can be used in the classroom to teach tradition or could be turned into a STEM activity as students create their own houses.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.3.TCC.4, SS.3.MOV.5.b, SS.E.1 and more!

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December 2nd, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Health Awareness by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

person, heart, hearbeat, health

Elementary School Resource

Health Awareness

Students will create a graphic organizer using Kidspiration, participate in group discussion, and illustrate the four elements of a Healthy Lifestyle by creating a poster.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.HE, HPF.HE.E.1.1.B, HPF.HE.E.1.1.C and more!

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November 25th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Thanksgiving: Then and Now by ECSDM

thanksgiving food and decorations

Elementary School Resource

Thanksgiving: Then and Now

In this lesson, kindergarten students will compare and contrast life as a child in 1621 at the first Thanksgiving with life today.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.K.9, RI.K.8, RI.K.9 and more!

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November 18th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Traditional Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address

fall leaves,

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! 

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November 11th, 2019

Elementary School Resource:  The Starfall Reading Program

computer screen

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!

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November 4th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Conducting Research by ReadWorks

magnifying glass, research, data

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!

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