December 10th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Origins of Hanukkah by History.com

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Middle School Resource

Origins of Hanukkah by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.5.a.1, SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a and more!

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December 3rd, 2019

Middle School Resource: What is Health? by ECSDM

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Middle School Resource

What is Health?

Students will define health/wellness and they will list various events that affects all three aspects of their health. Students will also analyze how each aspect of health affects the other.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.HE.I.1.1.C, HPF.PE.I.1, HPF.FC.I.1.1.C

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November 26th, 2019

Middle School Resource: History of Thanksgiving by History.com

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Middle School Resource

History of Thanksgiving

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the the history of Thanksgiving and how it became a holiday.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.b, SS.5.3.b.1 and more!

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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!

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November 12th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Reading and Rhythm by Teaching Channel

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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

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November 5th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Making Cultural Connections Through Research

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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!

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October 29th, 2019

Middle School Resource: What’s the Main Idea? by ReadWorks

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Middle School Resource

What’s the Main Idea?

Students will explain the main idea of a poem.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.5.2, RL.5.10, RF.5.4 and more!

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October 22nd, 2019

Middle School Resource: Pumpkin Patch from P.E. Central

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Middle School Resource

Pumpkin Patch from P.E. Central

In this lesson students work cooperatively together during a fun, Halloween search activity.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.E.1.1.A, HPF.PE.E.2.1.A, HPF.PE.E.2.1.C and more!

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October 15th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Introduction To Multimedia ~ 6th Grade Computer Technology by ECSDM

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Middle School Resource

Introduction To Multimedia ~ 6th Grade Computer Technology by ECSDM

Students will create a multimedia presentation about themselves.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.6.1.a, W.6.1.b., W.6.2 and more! 

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October 8th, 2019

Middle School Resource: The Real Story of Columbus by History.com

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Middle School Resource

The Real Story of Columbus by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on where Columbus believed he was when he first landed in the Caribbean.

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

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