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Becoming Us: Belonging

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The Becoming Us: Belonging module examines how the American ideal of shared identity has been challenged by fear and insecurity. The first of three case studies focus on the deportation of Mexican American citizens during the Great...
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Why Garden in New York State Schools?

For Teachers K - 6th
A lovely presentation in which slide after slide outlines the many educational, physical, emotional, and social benefits of gardening in schools. This presentation is meant to be shown to parents, and would be a terrific choice to...
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New York State Apple Bites

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension about New York State apples worksheet, learners read fun, fascinating facts about New York State Apples and answer comprehensive questions. Students answer 10 questions. 
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Explorers of New York State

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study European explorers who made an impact of New York State. They conduct research and create a timeline and a Powerpoint presentation about one of the explorers.
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An Empire in the Balance

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the role of New York state during the American Revolution. In small groups, they research a particular region within colonial America, analyze primary source documents, complete Document Analysis Sheets, and...
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Discovering the Wonders of New York State

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the geographical features of the cities and areas in New York State. They research one of the cities and do a PowerPoint presentation. Neat instructional activity idea.
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Situation of America, 1848

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore 19th century American artwork.  In this cross curriculum New York history and art appreciation lesson, students view a reproduction of the painting "Situation of America, 1848," and identify visual symbols and details ...
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Mapping Where Animals Live

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
What type of reptiles live in New York State? This lesson gets the class thinking about what factors determine where particular animals live. They analyze the Hudson Valley environment, identify specific reptile and amphibian...
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Welcome to New York State

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students choose one region of New York state, and create a travel brochure that includes information such as geographical features, tourist attractions, accesibility, economic features, and historical events that occured in that region.
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New York State Government

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify key democratic values and explain the function of the three branches of New York State Government. They describe the history and purpose of the New York State Constitution.
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The Mystery of Exploration

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars comprehend the history of European exploration of North America. They are introduced to basic reasearch techniques. Students focus on four explorers who visited New York State: Verrazano, Cartier, Champlian, and Hudson. ...
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Farming In New York State - Module 2

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the agricultural trends in their region to identify the cultural groups that have settled there throughout history. Agriculture and cuisine are fundamental cultural expressions. They study the relationship between people...
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Farming In New York State - Module 3

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students build upon their knowledge of regional agricultural trends to explore the impact that changes in technology had on everyday life, ranging from the use of simple hand tools to the introduction and use of gasoline-powered...
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People Who Made a Difference in New York's History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research a person who made a difference in New York's history, they write short biographies, and then they become the person during The Living History Museum. They can choose a person from any timie period.
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New York Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this vocabulary activity worksheet, students read the statements about New York and write 10 vocabulary words from the word bank to complete the statements.
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Grand Celebration! Broadside

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the construction and history of the Erie Canal. They answer discussion questions in small groups, draw and label the Erie Canal on a map of New York State, read and discuss a handout, and complete a worksheet.
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Reading Literature: Introduction to Eagle Song

For Teachers 4th Standards
What are two effective visible thinking strategies for connecting prior knowledge to a great story? Chalk talks and answering text-dependent questions are used to introduce learners to the book, Eagle Song. These strategies provide 4th...
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End of Unit 2 Assessment: Evidence-Based Paragraph Writing

For Teachers 4th Standards
What is life like for an Iroquois boy living in modern times? The book, Eagle Song, is the vehicle for learners to explore the development of the main character, Danny Bigtree. This is the final assessment for a larger unit in which...
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Analyzing Data: Conflict in Schools

For Teachers 4th Standards
While reading charts and statistics can sometimes be puzzling, this introductory lesson plan uses a jigsaw strategy to help students understand data about bullying in school. Four colorful charts of school survey data serve as the...
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Regents High School Examination: Biology 2006

For Students 9th - 12th
Twenty-six pages of biology questions, mostly in multiple-choice form, are included in the all-encompassing New York State Regents exam. It assesses every topic typically covered in a high-school biology course. Create your own answer...
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Document Based Question: Erie Canal

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read the provided documents about the Erie Canal to discover the impact that this transportation systems had on the New York community. In this history lesson, 4th graders first analyze the documents and answer the...
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New York Census 2000: Total Popuation Map

For Students 5th - 6th
In this population map 0f New York state, student look at the map showing population density and answer 5 questions about the population density of the counties and the location of major cities.
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Native Americans of Rockland County

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students comprehend Native American cultures through the use of both secondary and primary sources. They explore and investigate Native Americans in New York State. Students are shown some old Indian arrowheads and they are challenged...
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Solar Energy in New York

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine a variety of information for New York State including insolation data, and economic or political data, thus incorporating both science and social studies. Encouraging learners to become concerned citizens as they...

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