Lessons & Resources

Poverty and Child Labor in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era New York City Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Black Lives that Mattered Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Learning Through the Presidency of John F. Kennedy: How We Can Teach the Power of Television and Media Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Lyddie the Mill Girl – An Interdisciplinary 7th Grade Unit Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1 Winter-Spring 2021

Historic New York: Hudson Valley History Lessons Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Castle Garden: An Early Gateway to the United States Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Enemies in Their Own Homes Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Neither Here Nor There, So Where Shall I Go? Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

The American Flapper Through Media Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

The 1918 Influenza in San Francisco: A Case Study for Today Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, no. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

The Teachable Idols of the Sixties: Their March Towards Civil Equality Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No.1, Winter-Spring 2021

The Power of Propaganda: Using Disney’s Wartime Films in the Classroom Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Historic New York: Underground Railroad Stations Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Constitutional Textualism, Undocumented Immigrants, and the Fourteenth Amendment Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Summer 2021

Black and White: War and Race in the United States Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2021

Censorship and the First Amendment: Should We Shield Citizens from Unpopular Ideas, or Is ‘Sunshine the Best Disinfectant’? by Richard F. Flaim & Harry Furman Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1 Winter-Spring 2021

Using John Lewis’ March Graphic Novel Trilogy in Middle School Teaching Social Studies, Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter-Fall 2017

Do Not Spit at Random: Public Health Lesson for Elementary School Teaching Social Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

Integrating Climate History into the Global History Curriculum Teaching Social Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

4th Grade NYS and Slavery Inquiry: How did New Yorkers challenge slavery? Teaching Social Studies, Vol.20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

New York’s African Americans Demand Freedom Teaching Social Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

Imperialism Social Studies Curriculum Inquiry Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

The Beginnings of the Religion in America Class at Pascack Hills/Valley Regional District Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

The Truth about Holocaust and Stalinist Repression Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

Axis of Evil or the Great Satan? Untangling the U.S./Iranian Relationship Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

Geographical Context and Prior Knowledge Inference Activity – Companion Document to American Imperialism and Indigenous Nations by Janie Hubbard Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

“Us” and “Them:” Using the Inquiry Design Model to Explore the Nanking Massacre Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

The Identity Crisis of U.S. Democracy and its Imperialistic Annexation of the Philippines Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2020

Does Democracy Work? An Inquiry into American Democracy Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

Expanding Democracy / Jacksonian Democracy / White Men’s Democracy Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

Missing Persons in History Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

Broken Promises in the Middle East from the Institute for Curriculum Services Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

From Lesson to Assessment: What are the First Amendment Rights of Assembly and Petition? Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1 Winter-Spring 2020

Due Process on Campus Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

Why did some New Yorker’s show support for slavery? 4th Grade NYS and Slavery Inquiry Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

New York State’s Mohawk Code Talkers Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

Teaching Impeachment and the 2020 Election Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20: No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

Debate and Inquiry-Based Instruction on Presidential Impeachment Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 20: No. 1, Winter-Spring 2020

Evaluating the New Global History and Geography Regents  Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

Student Takeover at Cornell University (1969)  Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

“We Are All Bound Up Together” (May 1, 1866)   Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

4th Grade NYS and Slavery Inquiry  Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No.2, Summer-Fall 2019

Global History Mini-Unit on the Dangers of Climate Change   Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

Historians Debate: Was the Electoral College Designed to Protect Slavery?   Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

Albany’s Underground Railroad Walking Tour   Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework  Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

Teaching the Young Lords Party: The Civil Rights Movement in New York City   Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

The Battle of Gettysburg    Short story from a student in 4th grade 

Using Malala’s Story to Develop Student Agency Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer-Fall 2019

One-to-One Layered Curriculum: Differentiation in the 21st Century Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No.2, Summer-Fall 2019

Teaching about Race and Racism with Springsteen Songs   Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No.2, Summer-Fall 2019 

Developing a FAIR School Homework Policy
Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019

Economic Law or Political Policy?   Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019

Teaching the Movie “All Quiet on the Western Front” Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019

Teaching about Slavery in the Fifth Grade
Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019

Activism in New York
Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019

Teaching about Immigration
Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019

Revealing Hidden Figures in Social Studies: Using Trade Books to Teach Women’s Contributions throughout History
Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019

Writing More Women into United States History
Teaching Social Studies: Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter-Spring 2019