January 4th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Science: Planets of our Solar System

planets

Elementary School Resource

Planets of our Solar System

It is important for students to understand what is in our Solar System. Students need to know that there are other planets besides the Earth. Students will be introduced to the other seven planets.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S.1.ESS.1.1, S.5.ESS.1.1

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December 7th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Gingerbread House

gingerbread house, gingerbread

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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November 30th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Clothes I Wear In The Winter

winter clothes

Elementary School Resource

Clothes I Wear In The Winter

Students will be able to dress their paper figure in the correct order as well as be able to dress themselves in the correct order.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.PK.11, SL.PK.2, SL.PK.5 and more!

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November 23rd, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Map Maker

map, location pin

Elementary School Resource

Map Maker

Use this teaching resource to create maps quickly and easily for your own purpose. The maps can be printed to hand out to students. The maps can be saved to your computer and re-loaded to use to demonstrate points on the interactive whiteboard. An on screen ruler can be toggled on or off.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.1.GEO.5.a, SS.1.GEO.5.b, SS.1.GEO.5.b.1 and more! 

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November 9th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Early America

america

Elementary School Resource

Early America

This site provides information about early America. It includes primary source material from 18th century America.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.4.3, SS.4.3.b.2, SS.4.3.d.1 and more! 

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November 2nd, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Ocean Animals/ESL/Science by ECSDM

ocean creatures

Elementary School Resource

Ocean Animals/ESL/Science

Students will learn basic vocabulary related to the ocean and identify ocean animals and their names.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.PK.1, RI.PK.2, W.PK.5 and more!

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October 26th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Custom Tracing Pages from Kidzone

colored pencils,

Elementary School Resource

Custom Tracing Pages from Kidzone

This is a link for creating letter tracing practice sheets. Choose from a variety of themes and printing styles, as well as design your own words to practice writing.

Related NY State Academic Standards: L.K.1.a, L.K.2, ELA1.E.SW2G.KN.01

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October 19th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: “Stone Soup” for Primary Students by ECSDM

bowl of soup

Elementary School Resource

“Stone Soup” for Primary Students (SMART Board Lesson) by ECSDM

Students will be able to compare and contrast various versions of “Stone Soup” as well as sequence ingredients from the Ann McGovern version of the story.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.1.2, RL.1.9, RL.1.10

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October 12th, 2020

Elementary School Resource:  Where Do I Learn?

student thinking

Elementary School Resource

Where Do I Learn?

Students will describe activities in which learning occurs inside and outside school.

Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.E.1, CDOS.E.1.1, CDOS.E.1.1.A and more! 

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October 5th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Designing a Virtual Path by Illuminations

navigation symbol

Elementary School Resource

Designing a Virtual Path by Illuminations

In this activity, students use their knowledge of number, measurement and geometry to design a “virtual path” which enables a ladybug to hide under a leaf. They also develop navigational skills by testing to see if their path is accurate and revising their solutions.

Related NY State Academic Standards: K.G.1, K.G.4

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