January 22nd, 2020

High School Resource: Population Structure by HippoCampus

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High School Resource

Population Structure by HippoCampus

This presentation explains the structure of a population based on population density, population distribution, sex ratio, age distribution, gene frequency, and gene flow.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.1.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.6.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.6.2 and more!

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January 15th, 2020

High School Resource: King Leads the March on Washington by History.com

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High School Resource

King Leads the March on Washington

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the March on Washington lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.9, SS.8.9.a, SS.8.9.a.1 and more!

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January 8th, 2020

High School Resource: Small Group Writing by Teaching Channel

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High School Resource

Small Group Writing

The objective of the lesson in this video is to make small group writing effective and meaningful.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.9-10.1.a, W.9-10.1.b, W.9-10.5

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December 18th, 2019

High School Resource: History of Kwanzaa by History.com

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High School Resource

History of Kwanzaa 

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history and traditions of Kwanzaa.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.1.c.1, SS.8.9.a, SS.8.9.a.1 and more!

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December 11th, 2019

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

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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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