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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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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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Exploring New York City

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Your class members will get up close and personal with the Big Apple in this fantastic lesson, which introduces learners to not only the concept of a city, but also provides a thorough overview of New York City itself and its unique...
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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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New York City Delights: The Taxi Cab

For Teachers 6th - 8th
You set the rate! Step into the shoes of a taxi driver in New York City, and also pretend to be a person who uses taxis to get around town. The class will conduct collaborative research to learn about the history of taxis. Then, they...
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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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The New York City Draft Riots: A Role Play

For Teachers 8th - 10th
This is a fun, thought-provoking lesson. Learners use census data from 1855, primary source documents, their historical knowledge, and information regarding the New York City Draft Riots of 1863 to construct and engage in a role-play....
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Rockin' Round New York State

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss their favorite rock groups and bands. They create rock groups that will be touring New York State. Students research cities in New York, determine dates of concerts, create touring itineraries, and develop Inspiration...
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Changes in a City Over Time

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson plan in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
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Court Rejects New York City’s Portion Cap For Sugary Drinks

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Should city government be allowed to limit the size of sugary drinks? Class members read and analyze an article from the Huffington Post examining former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed soda ban in 2014.
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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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Five Days in New York City

For Students 4th - 8th
In this New York City learning exercise, students look at websites given and answer short answer questions about New York City. Students complete 15 questions.
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Silouettes of New York City

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a New York City silhouette. In this visual arts lesson, 2nd graders view the picture book, Uptown, and identify the silhouettes. Students use construction paper, paint, and a flashlight to create artistic...
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Destination New York City

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the physical characteristics of New York City and it's attraction to tourists from around the world. They recognize how the physical environment can affect the development of a city. They identify the major attractions...
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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...
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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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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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Colonial New York Slave Codes: Pedro's Walk

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Look critically at the slave laws instated in Colonial New York. Your class examines primary source documents, slave laws, a narrative account from a slave's perspective, and Slave Codes. They write diary or journal entries in response...
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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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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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Sustainability Initiatives in New York State

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How are New Yorkers adopting new "green" technologies and policies to lessen their environmental impact? Through an online interactive game and several educational video clips, this resouce offers a unique approach to learning about...
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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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Underground Rails: The New York City Subway System

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students 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...

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