September 22nd, 2021

Middle School Resource: This Day in History: Erie Canal Opens by History.com

Middle School Resource This Day in History: Erie Canal Opens by History.com This resource describes what went into creating the Erie Canal and the benefits that came from building it. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.6, SS.7.6.b, and SS.7.6.b.1! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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June 2nd, 2021

Middle School Resource: Work, Culture, and Society in Industrial America by Pappas

Middle School Resource Work, Culture, and Society in Industrial America by Pappas This DBQ explores the world of the rural men and women who moved to the cities in search of a better life. The Industrial Revolution began in Western Europe and eventually spread across much of the world. It transformed humanity’s age-old struggle with […]

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November 7th, 2017

Middle School Resource: European Exploration and The School-To-Career Program

Write a Resume as a European Explorer This lesson is designed for use in grade seven, Unit Two: Exploration and Colonization of the Americas, of the core curriculum: United States and New York State History. This activity proves to be an encounter for the students as they travel back in time and take on the […]

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