June 4th, 2021

High School Resource: A Memorial Day Tribute by History.com

High School Resource A Memorial Day Tribute by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, is a tribute to soldiers who served our country. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.8, SS.8.4, SS.8.4.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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May 31st, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Social Studies –Communities

Elementary School Resource Social Studies –Communities After this activity, the child will be able to: 1. Listen to Moo in the Morning by Barbara Maitland. 2. Understand what can be seen in a rural setting. 3. Listen to A City Is by Norman Rosten. 4. Understand what can be seen in an urban setting. 5. […]

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May 22nd, 2019

High School Resource: U.S. Constitution – Checks and Balances by ECSDM

High School Resource U.S. Constitution – Checks and Balances by ECSDM At the end of this lesson students will be able to identify and describe the system of checks and balances as well as create and provide examples of checks placed on the various branches of government. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.11.2.c.3, SS.11.2.d, SS.C.1.1B […]

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May 21st, 2019

Middle School Resource: Separation Of Powers by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Separation Of Powers Students will be able to define the concept of federalism, describe how federalism works at government and school levels. They will then create a written proposal outlining the powers a school-wide government should hold and the powers individual classrooms should hold. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.4.b.2, SS.7.4.c.1, SS.7.4.c.2 […]

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May 20th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Branches of Government – Student Activity

Elementary School Resource Branches of Government – Student Activity This site offers a description of how to make a mobile, which contains the duties of the president, congress and the Supreme Court using different colors of paper to distinguish each branch and help students remember each. This would be used as a review after teaching […]

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January 16th, 2019

High School Resource: King Leads the March on Washington by History.com

High School Resource King Leads the March on Washington This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the March on Washington lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.8.9, 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 […]

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January 14th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Civil Rights Warriors by NNWP

Elementary School Resource Civil Rights Warriors Civil Rights Warriors is a fun way to incorporate the teaching of research and biographies. Students will research a person connected to the civil rights movement and create a trading card on their researched person. Students will identify through research the qualities of a person from history and their […]

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December 25th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Using Kidspiration in the Classroom

Middle School Resource Using Kidspiration in the Classroom KidspirationĀ® is designed specifically to match the learning needs and abilities of K-5 students. With Kidspiration, young learners use graphic organizers to improve learning and thinking skills across the curriculum in reading and writing, science, social studies and math. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.3.6, W.4.6, W.5.6 […]

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