January 12th, 2022

Middle School Resource: The End Of The Civil Rights Movement? by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource The End Of The Civil Rights Movement? by Discovery Education In this activity, students will understand the following: Close observation is an important tool for social scientists and for others who comment on American society. The laws that leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. worked for are in place but don’t […]

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December 15th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Origins of Hanukkah by History.com

Middle School Resource Origins of Hanukkah by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.5.a.1, SS.6.4, SS.6.4.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 24th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Middle School Resource Karpeles Document: George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Signed by President George Washington on October 3, 1789, this was the first national Thanksgiving Day proclamation under the Constitution. William Jackson authored the original draft. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.11.2.d.1, SS.SSP.4.1.7, SS.SSP.4.2.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands […]

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