June 4th, 2021

High School Resource: A Memorial Day Tribute by History.com

High School Resource A Memorial Day Tribute by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, is a tribute to soldiers who served our country. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.8, SS.8.4, SS.8.4.c, 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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June 2nd, 2021

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

Middle School Resource Work, Culture, and Society in Industrial America by Pappas This DBQ explores the world of the rural men and women who moved to the cities in search of a better life. The Industrial Revolution began in Western Europe and eventually spread across much of the world. It transformed humanity’s age-old struggle with […]

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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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October 9th, 2019

High School Resource: Did the Polynesians Discover America? by History.com

High School Resource Did the Polynesians Discover America? by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on who the first to discover America could have been before Columbus. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.a.1, SS.7.2.a.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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November 12th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: America’s Colonial Period

Elementary School Resource America’s Colonial Period This site provides information about the economy of colonial America. It discusses the use of trade, mercantile, etc. The various people and their roles they had in helping create the economy are mentioned, as well as what some of the colonies were economically known for. The passage teaches about […]

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March 1st, 2017

High School Resource: Immigration: Our Changing Voices by Library of Congress

High School Resource Immigration: Our Changing Voices by Library of Congress Students will be able to: -use American Memory collections to search and evaluate primary documents; -discuss their own family history and put it into context of immigrant stories; -analyze concerns and answers to questions related to migrations’ shifts. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1, […]

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February 28th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Understanding American Values by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Understanding American Values by Discovery Education -Students will identify events that led to the American Revolution. -Students will describe the emotions and sentiment that led to the American Revolution. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.1A, SS.E.1.1B, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson […]

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February 27th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Early America by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Early America by Discovery Education Students will understand the following: -A leader demonstrates certain traits, qualities, or characteristics. -Leaders exist in America today and existed in early American history as well. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.1.1, SS.E.1.1A, SS.E.1.1B, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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