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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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Northern Racism and the New York City Draft Riots of 1863

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Just how racist were some people in the North during the American Civil War? Using excerpts of the Conscription Act, as well as graphic images of lynchings, young historians consider why white people in New York City rioted and killed...
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Targeted at Home: Islamophobia

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
September 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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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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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
Students 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.  In 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
Students examine urban growth in America. In this urbanization lesson plan, students watch segments of the Discovery video "Urban Growth in America." Students conduct further research pertaining to the industrial revolution, New York...
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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
Learners 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 worksheet, students look at websites given and answer short answer questions about New York City. Students complete 15 questions.
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USA's 50 Largest Cities

For Students 4th - 8th
In this US Cities worksheet, students identify and locate USA's fifty largest cities. There are 50 cities listed for the students to locate in the word search.
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When Jessie Came Across The Sea

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students engage in a study about immigration by using children's literature. They conduct research about the immigrations to New York City in the past and the current status. Students conduct class discussion about Ellis Island and what...
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Study of New York City

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read A Cricket in Times Square and examine the essence of living in New York City. They examine subway maps and other resources concerning NYC and then complete several writing activities about the city. They also create...
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Underground Rails: The New York City Subway System

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners explore the New York Subway system. They investigate its usefulness as mode of transportation for the people in the city and study its history compared to other city subway systems. They examine how the subway connects the...