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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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September 11, 2001

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
The present generation of children were not around when terror struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. With this collection of resources from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, young people explore the history of the...
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Targeted at Home: Islamophobia

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
New ReviewSeptember 11th was a terrible tragedy with long-reaching consequences. Scholars learn about the Islamophobia that occurred to many Muslim Americans following the 9/11 attacks. The resource provides videos, articles, and interviews to...
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Local Heroes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The cover of The New Yorker magazine sparks a conversation about September 11th and the invaluable sacrifices the first responders made to rescue those in danger. Scholars discuss their observations, thoughts, and feelings then take pen...
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Rita Moreno and West Side Story

For Students 4th - 12th
West Side Story—a hit Broadway musical or a true-life tragedy about turf wars in New York City? The video shows young academics the gang wars and violence that led to the creation of the musical. It also describes how discrimination...
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New York City Immigration

For Teachers 4th Standards
New York City has long been a destination for European immigrants coming to the United States. Young historians complete a four-to-five week unit on immigration, studying the reasons why people immigrated and the living conditions in New...
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On This Day: Statue of Liberty

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of freedom since the people of France gifted it to the US. Today, as immigration debates grip the nation, learners consider the iconic image. Using a vintage newsreel about the statue, a scholar's...
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Bernardo Vega

For Students 4th - 12th
After the Spanish-American War, Puerto Ricans were granted access to the United State of America. Follow along as a video shares the life experience of Bernardo Vega. With hopes to create a better life, Vega ventured to New York City...
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Eligio Peña

For Students 4th - 12th
A brief video details the journey Eligio Peña took to leave the Dominican Republic to make a better life in New York City. 
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The Influence of Latin Music in Postwar New York City

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Music has often been called the international language that transcends cultures and regions. Scholars analyze the impact of Latin American music on New York City culture in the years following World War II. They research music, video,...
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The Brooklyn Bridge Project Packet

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
When looking at the Brooklyn Bridge, the awesomeness of building such a structure in 1870 comes to the forefront. Learners comprehend how builders took on such a massive project so long ago. Using photos, political cartoons, and letters,...
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GPS Data

For Students 9th - 12th
Create a GPS coordinate plotter. The interactive lab has class members build a script that will plot GPS locations collected from a website. Pupils then devise a method to be able to see the distinct locations similar to zooming in. 
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Homing Pigeons

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Sydney, a young girl, takes viewers on a virtual field trip to New York City to meet a man who raises homing pigeons. First she explains the role homing pigeons have played in culture and throughout history and then she interviews a...
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Amelia the Pigeon: As a Pigeon Flies

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars follow Amelia's adventure on a satellite image. They use measuring and math skills to determine the distance she traveled.
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Memorializing September 11, 2001

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use the Internet to research monuments. They design models of appropriate memorials which would honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. They complete oral presentations that...
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Amelia the Pigeon: Lesson 1

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students listen to the story, Amelia the Pigeon, predicting Amelia's story and creating their own stories of Amelia's flight using pictures of New York City. They build views of their neighborhood by pulling together drawings from the...
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Educating European Immigrant Children Before World War I

For Teachers 7th
Discover the challenges in educating immigrant children at the turn of the 20th century. Reforms that New York City schools used are described here and data is included for your class to analyze, in its evaluation of the effectiveness of...
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Our community and New York City

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research websites to gather information about New York City and the Ridgewood community.  For this New York City and Community lesson, 4th graders make a semantic map. Students write short postcards to send to students...
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Urban Growth in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine urban growth in America. In this urbanization activity, students watch segments of the Discovery video "Urban Growth in America." Young scholars conduct further research pertaining to the industrial revolution, New...
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Reaching for the Sky

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider features of skyscraper using descriptive words, reflect on notion of skyscraper as orientation point in a city, and explore New York Times Building in Manhattan by reading and discussing article, "Pride and Nostalgia...
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I'll Trade You . . .

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students watch the video, New York Sports: Big Shots and Bad Guys. They research some of the players highlighted in the show for information about their athletic prowess, their importance in the city, and their reputations as Big Shots...
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At Your Service

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss various volunteer activities and read how New York City organizes its volunteer efforts. They create their own databases compiling volunteer opportunities and write reflective essays on how volunteers help their...
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Five Days in New York City

For Students 4th - 8th
In this New York City instructional activity, students look at websites given and answer short answer questions about New York City. Students complete 15 questions.
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Zoom-In: Woolworth Skyscraper New York City 1912

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover concept of building up. In this urban architecture lesson, 7th graders analyze photographs of New York City skyscrapers as part of the "zoom in" classroom activity. Students compare the photographs to gain a...