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Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950

For Teachers K - 12th
The Brooklyn Bridge is not for sale but it is certainly a valuable work of art, and is certainly an American icon. Class members research the history of the bridge, examine eight works of art depicting the bridge, and then design their...
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Epic Engineering: Building the Brooklyn Bridge

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewSometimes bridge building is a family business. An enlightening video describes the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the engineering principles behind suspension bridges. Viewers also learn about the people who led the project,...
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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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The Brooklyn Bridge

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students view a film about the Brooklyn Bridge. They examine the construction and historical significance of the bridge. They discover the contributions of immigrants and entrepreneurs in making the bridge possible.
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Design and Build a Bridge

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Upper elementary to high schoolers compete in teams to use K'NEX in constructing a bridge to certain height and weight-bearing specifications. The group meeting the requirements, with the lowest budget, is awarded the contract. This is a...
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"The Big Bridge Scheme": The Building and Impact of the Brooklyn Bridge

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students watch a video and examine archival newspaper articles to study the different points of view about the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. They examine the impact the bridge had on those living in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
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Hey Kid, Want To Buy A Bridge?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and the inventions of Thomas Alva Edison. They design an infomercial to sell a product or a service for an invention. They create an invention that improves the world and write an...
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Bridging History and Technology

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the history and importance of the Triborough Bridge in New York City, and then research different bridges and prepare presentations about them. They, in groups, research a bridge and prepare a poster about it.
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Suspension Bridge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students view a video clip about suspension bridges. They discover what forces support this type of bridge. They build their own suspension bridge using classroom materials.
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Famous Bridges

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain how significant bridges are in our lives. In this technology lesson plan, students research the history and characteristics of their assigned bridge and draw it on butcher block paper. They write a short tour script and...
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A View from the Bridge Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Roebling and Suspension Bridges: A Thread of Steel

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars create a model bridge using steel. In this bridges lesson plan, students study John Augustus Roebling and how he created bridges out of steel and the impact it had on society. Then young scholars build their own bridge model.
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Using and Creating Timelines

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze information presented in a timeline and then create a time line. They put the following events in order from oldest to recent: Telephone invented (1876), Massacre at Wounded Knee (1890), First transcontinental...
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"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study transportation in mid-19th-century Brooklyn. They look at several photographs of Brooklyn transport from the era and read Walt Whitman's poem "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry." In addition to making critical observations and...
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Suspension Bridges Spanning the Past to the Present

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explain the importance of bridges in our country. In this social studies instructional activity, students research the history of suspension bridges in US. They present research findings in class.
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A Tapestry of Multicultural Diversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New York City is a perfect place to begin a study of multicultural diversity. The largest and the most culturally diverse city in the United States provides the backdrop for a photo essay that features images of cultural and religious...
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Take the A Train

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students solve real world limit problems.  In this solving real world limit problems lesson, students solve problems about train rides in New York City.  Students investigate the limit as the distances approach infinity.  Students use...
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Line, Shape, and Texture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to various types of artwork by various artists. In groups, they identify the lines and shapes used by the artist to create a specific texture. They write a paper of their observations and discuss them as a class.
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Use Logical Reasoning - ELL

For Students 4th - 5th
In this ELL noun worksheet, students review the definitions and some examples for proper and common nouns. Students then read a paragraph and underline five proper nouns that should be capitalized. Students then rewrite the paragraph...
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Relate Customary and Metric Units - Problem Solving 8.5

For Students 5th - 7th
For this metric and customary units worksheet, students solve 3 word problems where they convert customary units of weight and length to metric units.
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Inflectional Endings -ed, -ing, -s, -es

For Students 5th - 8th
In this syllabication review worksheet, students identify the -ed, -ing, -s, or-es endings in 10 words and then use the 10 words to correctly complete 10 sentences.
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Inflectional Endings -ed, -ing, -s, -es

For Students 5th - 7th
In this syllabication practice worksheet, learners review inflectional endings as they identify the inflectional endings in 10 words and then use the 10 words to correctly complete 10 sentences.
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Pride in a Job Well Done

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students focus on individuals who discover their own special talents and sense of self-worth through the work they do. Students study accomplishments of famous people who may have had an impact on their lives. Students make connections,...
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New York State Testing Program English Language Arts Book 1-Grade 8

For Students 9th - 11th
In this New York State Testing Program English worksheet, students read a variety of passages and answer reading comprehension questions.

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