December 7th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Gingerbread House

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

  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 […]

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December 1st, 2020

Middle School Resource: Benzoic Acid Blizzard in a Bottle

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

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November 30th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Clothes I Wear In The Winter

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

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November 25th, 2020

High School Resource: Historical Maps by TeacherLED

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

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November 24th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Map Game by ESL-KIDS

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

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 […]

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November 11th, 2020

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

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. Related NY State Academic Standards:  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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November 10th, 2020

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

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!  Be sure to […]

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November 9th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Early America

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!  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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