January 14th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Forest Whitaker: Growing Up with Dr. King by History.com

Middle School Resource Forest Whitaker: Growing Up with Dr. King  This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on Forest Whitaker reflecting on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.9.a.1, SS.E.1, SS.E.1.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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January 7th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Power Writing – Writing to Inform by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Middle School Resource Power Writing – Writing to Inform  Students will learn to use writing techniques to write an organized logical paragraph when “Writing to Inform.” Related NY State Academic Standards: W.5.2, W.5.2.a, W.5.2.b and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, […]

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December 17th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Why December 25th by History.com

Middle School Resource Why December 25th by History.com This three minute video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on why Christmas is celebrated on December 25th since it is not Christ’s actual birthday. It also describes how the Christmas traditions we know today came to be. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.SSP.6.2.6, SS.SSP.7.2.6, SS.SSP.8.2.6 and more! Be […]

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December 10th, 2019

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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December 3rd, 2019

Middle School Resource: What is Health? by ECSDM

Middle School Resource What is Health? Students will define health/wellness and they will list various events that affects all three aspects of their health. Students will also analyze how each aspect of health affects the other. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.HE.I.1.1.C, HPF.PE.I.1, HPF.FC.I.1.1.C Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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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 12th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Reading and Rhythm by Teaching Channel

Middle School Resource Reading and Rhythm by Teaching Channel The objective of the lesson in this video is for students to learn how to use rhythm to improve reading comprehension and confidence. Related NY State Academic Standards: RF.5.4 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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November 5th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Making Cultural Connections Through Research

Middle School Resource Making Cultural Connections Through Research Students will develop self-management skills for researching a topic, critical thinking skills and effective interpersonal skills. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.3a.BS.1.A.SW, CDOS.C.3b.BI.6.A.SW, CDOS.C.3b.HS.7.A.SW 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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October 29th, 2019

Middle School Resource: What’s the Main Idea? by ReadWorks

Middle School Resource What’s the Main Idea? Students will explain the main idea of a poem. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.5.2, RL.5.10, RF.5.4 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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October 22nd, 2019

Middle School Resource: Pumpkin Patch from P.E. Central

Middle School Resource Pumpkin Patch from P.E. Central In this lesson students work cooperatively together during a fun, Halloween search activity. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.E.1.1.A, HPF.PE.E.2.1.A, HPF.PE.E.2.1.C 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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