December 11th, 2019

High School Resource: Ask a Rabbi – Hanukkah by History.com

minora

High School Resource

Ask a Rabbi: Hanukkah 

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the different customs celebrated for Hanukkah.

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

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December 4th, 2019

High School Resource: Culture and History of Health Care

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High School Resource

Culture and History of Health Care

Students learn about the effects of culture and history on health care.

Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.3a.BS.1.A, CDOS.C.3a.TS.2.A, CDOS.C.3a.PQ.3.A and more!

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November 27th, 2019

High School Resource: Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

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High School Resource

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Signed by President George Washington on October 3, 1789, this was the first national Thanksgiving Day proclamation under the Constitution. William Jackson authored the original draft.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.11-12.8, RI.11-12.9, RH.5-8.2 and more!

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November 20th, 2019

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

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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!

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November 13th, 2019

High School Resource: Types of Text

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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

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November 6th, 2019

High School Resource: Introduction to Research Paper by ECSDM

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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 represent what the have found.

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October 30th, 2019

High School Resource: Interdisciplinary Study Of Cyclic Change by NYSATL

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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! 

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October 23rd, 2019

High School Resource: Haunted History of Halloween by History.com

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High School Resource

Haunted History of Halloween by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archive, focuses on why Halloween was originally celebrated.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b.1 and more!

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October 16th, 2019

High School Resource:  Work in the Media

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High School Resource

Work in the Media

Students will analyze the portrayal of working men and women in the media.

Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.2.1.A, ELA1.C.LR1A

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October 9th, 2019

High School Resource: Did the Polynesians Discover America? by History.com

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High School Resource

Did the Polynesians Discover America? by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on who the first to discover America could have been before Columbus.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.a.1, SS.7.2.a.2 and more!

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