December 17th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Why December 25th by History.com

Middle School Resource Why December 25th by History.com This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on why Christmas is celebrated on December 25th since it is not Christ’s actual birthday. It also describes how the Christmas traditions we know today came to be. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.6.2.6, SS.SSP.7.2.6, SS.SSP.8.2.6 and more! Be […]

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December 16th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: European Christmas Customs by History.com

Elementary School Resource European Christmas Customs This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the older Christmas customs. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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December 11th, 2019

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

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! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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December 10th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Origins of Hanukkah by History.com

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! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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December 9th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Gingerbread House by History.com

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 4th, 2019

High School Resource: Culture and History of Health Care

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! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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December 3rd, 2019

Middle School Resource: What is Health? by ECSDM

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 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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December 2nd, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Health Awareness by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Elementary School Resource Health Awareness Students will create a graphic organizer using Kidspiration, participate in group discussion, and illustrate the four elements of a Healthy Lifestyle by creating a poster. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.HE, HPF.HE.E.1.1.B, HPF.HE.E.1.1.C and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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November 27th, 2019

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

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! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, […]

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November 26th, 2019

Middle School Resource: History of Thanksgiving by History.com

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! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and […]

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