ELA Intermediate Lessons

ELA Intermediate Lessons

Throughout New York State's past, individual visitors and the state government have promoted the natural beauty, history, cultural attractions, and recreational activities that the state has to offer. Explore New York State through photographs, documents and...

Children in America worked long before the Industrial Revolution. While industrialization did not create child labor, it did change the nature and places in which children worked, especially after the Civil War. More children began working outside the family...

Naturalization is the act of granting to immigrants the full legal rights and benefits held by native-born United States citizens. Naturalization laws and regulations in the United States have changed over time because of new patterns of immigration, changing ideas of citizenship...

This curriculum was created in accordance with a continuing effort to incorporate local government archives into social studies instruction in New York City public high schools. As the new State learning standards call for examination of massive immigration and how it leads to new social patterns and conflicts, the study of birth and...

This reading lesson can be used to accompany the New York State Museum exhibit or as a standalone activity; it includes a brief reading about the now extinct passenger pigeon, its history and the causes of its decline, and the societal impact of this extinction. The interactive lesson allows students to work in pairs exploring and summarizing...

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