October 18th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Flat Stanley Goes to Work

Elementary School Resource Flat Stanley Goes to Work In this activity, students will increase their awareness of the types of jobs available to them in the future and the skills necessary to perform them. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS, CDOS.I.1, CDOS.I.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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October 11th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Obtuse Angles by Math Open Reference

Elementary School Resource Obtuse Angles by Math Open Reference This interactive web-based resource demonstrates obtuse angles (those between 90 and 180 degrees). The web page presents an angle (initially obtuse) that the user can adjust by dragging the endpoints of the line segments forming the angle. As it changes, it shows the angle measure and […]

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September 13th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Wanted: Investigative Reporters to Predict and Solve Mysteries

Elementary School Resource Wanted: Investigative Reporters to Predict and Solve Mysteries In this activity, listeners will predict who stole Grandpa’s teeth after investigating the evidence in Grandpa’s Teeth by Rod Clement. Stop reading the story just after the mayor presents Grandpa with a new set of teeth. Ask students to write or explain orally whom […]

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September 6th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Classroom Idea: Situational Ratios

Elementary School Resource Classroom Idea: Situational Ratios This lesson will use pattern blocks such as a green triangle, blue rhombus, red trapezoid, and yellow hexagon to have students discover the quantity of triangles needed to cover the blue rhombus, the red trapezoid, and the yellow hexagon. Related NY State Academic Standards: 1.MD.2, 1.G.1, MST3.1.PS.8, and […]

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August 30th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Octopus Lesson Plan – Grades K-4 by ECSDM

Elementary School Resource Octopus Lesson Plan – Grades K-4 by ECSDM In this lesson, the children will learn about the life of an octopus. They will listen to a story, answering prediction questions and prior knowledge on the animals. They will observe one of the ways an octopus defends itself in the ocean. They will […]

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June 21st, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Drawing Conclusions by ECSDM

Elementary School Resource Drawing Conclusions by ECSDM In this lesson, students will view and discuss images as well as short paragraphs to demonstrate an understanding of the necessary steps needed to formulate and draw valid conclusions. Through repeated practice, students will define the skill of “Drawing Conclusions” as well as create their own short paragraph […]

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June 14th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Math-sketball from P.E. Central

Elementary School Resource Math-sketball from P.E. Central In this lesson, students will dribble a basketball in order to demonstrate their ability to establish control and rhythm. Students will also exhibit their understanding of multiplication involving single-digit numbers. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF, HPF.PE.I.1, HPF.PE.I.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, […]

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June 7th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Astronomy for Kids

Elementary School Resource Astronomy for Kids This site provides information about the solar system including the sun, the planets, the stars, etc. Pictures of them are also offered. The content and reading level allow this website to be used as a brief introduction of astronomy to elementary children. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.1.ESS.1.1, S.5.ESS.1.1, […]

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May 17th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Math Baseball: Reviewing Math Facts

Elementary School Resource Math Baseball: Reviewing Math Facts Using this website, students from grade 1 to grade 4 will have a fun way to review their addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. This offers a leveled option (from easy to challenging) for them to experience success. Related NY State Academic Standards: 2.OA.2 and 3.OA.7! Be […]

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May 10th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Pollination Parties! by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Pollination Parties! by Discovery Education In this lesson, students will: Understand the pollination process and show examples of bee pollination on specific plants Understand the interdependence between insects, plants, and humans Understand that insects can have a negative impact on their ecosystem. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.K.LS.1.1, S.K.ESS.2.2, S.1.LS.1.1, and more! […]

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