April 19th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Protecting Our Planet by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Protecting Our Planet by Discovery Education In this activity, students will describe the environmental impact of humans, understand that pollution is harmful to all living things, and give examples of ways we can reduce, reuse, and recycle waste. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.2.ESS.1.1, S.3.LS.4.4, S.4.ESS.3.1, and more! Be sure to check […]

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April 12th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Read that Label! by PBS

Elementary School Resource Read that Label! by PBS This lesson teaches students to be health-conscious consumers and use product labels as a tool to improve their buying patterns and get the best buys for their dollar. This lesson is a simulation. Students will prepare and design a label for a new recipe that they want […]

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March 29th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Heads in the Clouds by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Elementary School Resource Heads in the Clouds¬† This learning experience is part of a unit on weather. As background knowledge, the students will have learned the answers to the following essential questions: What is weather?, Why is a thermometer useful and what information does it give?, and What are the steps in the water cycle? […]

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March 22nd, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning

Elementary School Resource Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning This site provides printable books to help students practice writing the letters of the alphabet. Words for each letter of the alphabet are also included on the page. A cover page can be printed out. This is appropriate for grades K-2. It can be used by parents […]

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March 15th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Definition of an Angle by Math Open Reference

Elementary School Resource Definition of an Angle This web page presents an angle that the user can adjust by dragging the end points of the line segments forming the angle. As the image changes, it shows the angle measure and a message that indicates which type of angle it is. The message and angle measures […]

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March 8th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Simple Machines

Elementary School Resource Simple Machines This site provides descriptions and visuals of simple machines such as pulleys, levers, and inclined planes. Links to additional information is provided. This site features resources that contain PowerPoints, interactive websites and quizzes. These can be used to begin a unit on this topic or as a review for students. […]

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February 22nd, 2021

Elementary School Resource: History Firsthand by Library of Congress

Elementary School Resource History Firsthand by Library of Congress This learning experience will combine three small units together to provide students with an understanding of primary source collection. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.3.1.7, SS.SSP.4.1.7, SS.SSP.5.1.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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February 15th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: The First African American Regiment by NGA

Elementary School Resource The First African American Regiment by NGA Students will be introduced to the first African American Regiment that fought in the Civil War through a memorial sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. They will compare and contrast the experiences of these soldiers through their portrayal in letters, films (the motion picture, Glory, and a […]

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February 8th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Underground Railroad Codes in Spirituals

Elementary School Resource Underground Railroad Codes in Spirituals Students will listen to and sing several African-American spirituals and learn about the Underground Railroad on a website by National Geographic. They will use the internet to complete a web worksheet about code words and phrases in spirituals. Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.4.4, SL.CCR.2, SL.CCR.5 and […]

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February 1st, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Origins of Black History Month by History.com

Elementary School Resource Origins of Black History Month This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how Black History Month was first started. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.3.2.5, SS.SSP.3.3.3, SS.SSP.4.2.5 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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