December 7th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Gingerbread House

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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, 2020

High School Resource: ThoughtAudio.com – Worries of a Winter Walk

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High School Resource

Worries of a Winter Walk

This short story is a delightful tale of a writer with a deadline who is on a winter walk. This story epitomizes an example of the creative path that a writer may take while viewing a normal everyday scene and formulating a cohesive story line from the basic content.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.11-12.1.a, SL.11-12.1.e, SL.11-12.4

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December 1st, 2020

Middle School Resource: Benzoic Acid Blizzard in a Bottle

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Middle School Resource

Benzoic Acid Blizzard in a Bottle

In this lab, students will learn about how some solutes that are only partly soluble can be forced to fully dissolve with heat.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.C.PS3.1

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November 30th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Clothes I Wear In The Winter

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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 25th, 2020

High School Resource: Historical Maps by TeacherLED

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High School Resource

Historical Maps

This group of resources utilize a number of maps that have passed into the public domain due to their age.

Related NY State Academic Standards: ESL.E.PK-1.5.1.1, ESL.E.PK-1.5.1.3, ESL.E.PK-1.5.1.6 and more! 

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November 24th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Map Game by ESL-KIDS

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Middle School Resource

Map Game

Use a world map and elicit “Where are you from?”, “Where do you live?”, “Where do people speak Spanish?”, “Where’s China?”, and any other questions you can think of. Also show and tell the students about where you are from.

Related NY State Academic Standards: ESL.E.PK-1.5.1.1, ESL.E.PK-1.5.1.3, ESL.E.PK-1.5.1.6 and more! 

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November 23rd, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Map Maker

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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 11th, 2020

High School Resource: Work, Culture, and Society in Industrial America by Pappas

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High School Resource

This resource explores the world of the rural men and women who moved to the cities in search of a better life.

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November 10th, 2020

Middle School Resource: 19th-Century America in Art & Literature by NGA

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Middle School Resource

In this resource, works of art from the nineteenth century are paired with written documents to be used as primary sources for students to reconstruct the influence of technology, geography, economics, and politics on daily life 19th century America.

Related NY State Academic Standards: ARTS.VA.I.1.1.B, ARTS.VA.I.1.1.D, ARTS.VA.I.1.1.E and more! 

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November 9th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Early America

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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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