February 19th, 2020

High School Resource: The Bill of Rights: Debating the Amendments by Library of Congress

High School Resource The Bill of Rights: Debating the Amendments by Library of Congress In this lesson, students will examine a copy of twelve possible amendments to the United States Constitution as originally sent to the states for their ratification in September of 1789. Students will debate and vote on which of these amendments they […]

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February 19th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Learning To Respect Each Other by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Learning To Respect Each Other by Discovery Education Students will learn about civil rights in America and how to respect one another in today’s world. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.3.CIV.8.b, SS.3.CIV.8.b.1, SS.4.3.b.3 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 12th, 2020

High School Resource: Presidential Speeches by Discovery Education

High School Resource Presidential Speeches by Discovery Education Students will listen to and analyze a presidential speech in order to understand the principles held by the president and the historical context in which the speech was made; prepare and hold a campaign and reelection simulation involving the featured presidents to compare leadership qualities; research and […]

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February 4th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Personal Stories and Primary Sources – Conversations with Elders by Library of Congress

Middle School Resource Personal Stories and Primary Sources – Conversations with Elders  Learning history from real people involved in real events brings life to history. This project provides a means to learn about the twentieth century from real people and primary sources. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.5.1.2, SS.SSP.6.1.2, SS.SSP.7.1.2 and more! Be sure to […]

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December 18th, 2019

High School Resource: History of Kwanzaa by History.com

High School Resource History of Kwanzaa  This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history and traditions of Kwanzaa. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.1.c.1, SS.8.9.a, SS.8.9.a.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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December 11th, 2019

High School Resource: Ask a Rabbi – Hanukkah by History.com

High School Resource Ask a Rabbi: Hanukkah  This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the different customs celebrated for Hanukkah. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b 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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December 4th, 2019

High School Resource: Culture and History of Health Care

High School Resource Culture and History of Health Care Students learn about the effects of culture and history on health care. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.3a.BS.1.A, CDOS.C.3a.TS.2.A, CDOS.C.3a.PQ.3.A 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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November 26th, 2019

Middle School Resource: History of Thanksgiving by History.com

Middle School Resource History of Thanksgiving This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the the history of Thanksgiving and how it became a holiday. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.b, SS.5.3.b.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 […]

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November 25th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Thanksgiving: Then and Now by ECSDM

Elementary School Resource Thanksgiving: Then and Now In this lesson, kindergarten students will compare and contrast life as a child in 1621 at the first Thanksgiving with life today. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.K.9, RI.K.8, RI.K.9 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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November 19th, 2019

Middle School Resource: History of the Thanksgiving Day Parade by History.com

Middle School Resource History of the Thanksgiving Day Parade  This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.4.e, SS.8.4.e.4, SS.E.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 […]

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