October 3rd, 2022

Elementary School Resource: The History of Steamboats

Elementary School Resource The History of Steamboats This site provides information about the history of steamboats. It also offers information about Robert Fulton and related articles about steamboats. There are additional links on the side and bottom of the page that lead to articles about other inventors and their technology that furthered the capabilities of […]

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September 26th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: How to Write a 5 W Poem

Elementary School Resource How to Write a 5 W Poem This page demonstrates how to create a 5-line who-what-where-when-why poem. This form can be used both for personal narratives and as a response to a text. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.1.11, W.2.11, W.CCR.4, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring […]

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September 19th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Weather

Elementary School Resource Weather This site allows students to find out the current weather conditions in any city and/or country in the world. They can also click on weather maps from various countries/areas and get the current forecast, temperature, and satellite view. Students also can read about “extreme weather stories,” such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and […]

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September 12th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Classroom Idea: Counting Seashells

Elementary School Resource Classroom Idea: Counting Seashells In this activity, provide students with a variety of seashells to sort, classify, and count by shape, color, size, etc. in an activity center. Related NY State Academic Standards: PK.MD.2, PK.G.2, K.MD.3, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, […]

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September 5th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Career Charts

Elementary School Resource Career Charts In this activity, students will complete and discuss post-interview form. They will create a chart of skills that the visitors spoke about. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS, CDOS.E.1, CDOS.E.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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June 6th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Building Our Community

Elementary School Resource Building Our Community In this activity, students explore career interests and choices in a “What do I want to be when I grow up?” activity. A social studies unit on communities intertwines career choices with a hands-on project of building a community with job sites. To connect the school-based activity to the […]

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May 30th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Symbols of USA

Elementary School Resource Symbols of USA This site contains printable symbols such as the bald eagle, liberty bell, American Flag and the Statue of Liberty. There are also descriptions of each and activities related to the symbols. Additional links on this site leads to American songs and the history behind their lyrics. There are detailed […]

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May 23rd, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Writing Strategies by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Writing Strategies by Discovery Education In this activity, students will: Learn how descriptive words make stories clearer and more interesting. Write stories using descriptive words Related NY State Academic Standards: W.K.2, W.K.8, W.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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May 16th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Life Cycles by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Life Cycles by Discovery Education In this activity, students will: define the terms “genes” and “heredity” identify learned and inherited behaviors; and describe and compare family traits and characteristics. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.3.LS.3.1, S.3.LS.3.2, S.4.LS.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson […]

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May 9th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Writing with Beans

Elementary School Resource Writing with Beans In this activity, students will use navy beans to spell different words. The teacher preprints the words on tag board with the corresponding picture – for example, spell the word apple and glue a picture of an apple. Using liquid Elmer’s glue, go over the letters of the preprinted […]

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