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Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Stone-Tolan House - Historical Coloring Book

Grade(s):

2

Coloring book and guide to a historic house in Rochester, NY

Portraits of Rochester

Grade(s):

4

Newspaper with interviews of town officials and historical information about the city of Rochester, NY

Searching for Freedom - Matisse Cards

Grade(s):

5

Note cards with silhouettes of students modeling physical expressions of slavery and freedom.

The Land of the Unknown

Grade(s):

6

Program for an original play about ancient Egypt that includes student research

Kids Book of Poetry

Grade(s):

1

Book of poetry includes "name" poems, "my senses" poems and "how-to" poems

Flower City Almanac

Grade(s):

3

Booklet on how Rochester became to be known as the Flower City; modeled after the Farmer's Almanac

First Come the Eggs

Grade(s):

3

Illustrated children's biography of Seth Green, who started the first fish hatchery in America

Discovering the Genesee - Volume 2

Grade(s):

4

Field guide about the geology (including the impact from humans) in Rochester, NY.

Discovering the Genesee - Volume 1

Grade(s):

3

Natural and cultural field guide about the early history of Rochester, NY

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