March 17th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Introduction To Bacteria by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Introduction To Bacteria by Discovery Education Students will research how bacteria can be helpful or harmful, how they move, where they live, and how they reproduce.  They will then create a display illustrating what they learned about bacteria. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.2.2, MST4.I.LE.3.2d, MST4.I.LE.5.1e  Be sure to check out our […]

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March 10th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Life In Space: International Space Station by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Life In Space: International Space Station by Discovery Education Students will learn about what life on the International Space Station is like. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST5.E.HT5, MST5.E.IT6, MST5.I.HT5.1 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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March 3rd, 2020

Middle School Resource: Wellness Inventory by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Wellness Inventory by ECSDM Students will assess their health/wellness status and identify areas of weakness that they can create goals to improve. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.HE.I.1.1.B, HPF.HE.I.1.1.D, HPF.PE.I.1.1.C 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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February 25th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Reading Online Informational Text by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Middle School Resource Reading Online Informational Text This is part of a unit addressing the skill of reading non-fiction and informational texts both in print and online. I have started with a focus on reading textbooks in social studies and science. Mid-way through the unit, I make a transition to “everyday, real world” reading. The […]

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February 18th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Envisioning Equality by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Envisioning Equality by Discovery Education Students will identify important civil rights leaders and describe the life and legacy of a particular civil rights leader. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.6.c, SS.5.6.c.1, SS.7.7 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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February 11th, 2020

Middle School Resource: President George Washington’s First Inaugural Speech (1789) by NARA

Middle School Resource President George Washington’s First Inaugural Speech (1789) by NARA Students can read George Washington’s First Inaugural Speech as an online interactive document. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.6.a.1, SS.7.5.b.1, SS.7.5.c.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, […]

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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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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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