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grade 11

Complex Numbers and Rational Exponents

Learners will understand how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide complex numbers and use the properties of exponents to simplify expressions with rational exponents.

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grade 11

Polynomials and Rational Functions

In this unit, the learner will understand and solve a quadratic equation and simplify complex numbers using various algebraic techniques.

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grade 11

Statistical Inferences

Statistical inference uses probability theory and enables us to reason using the margin of error and understand confidence in estimates to make informed decisions.

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grade 11

Trigonometric Functions

Trigonometry determines the distances and find angles. Trigonometric functions take one side of a right-angled triangle and divide it by another.

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grade 11

Exponential Functions and Equations

Understanding the general shape of the exponential function graphs helps graph specific exponential equations. Exponential functions are commonly used to model growth and decay.

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grade 11

Sequences and Functions

This unit will investigate different arithmetic and geometric sequences and help learners better understand these sequences.

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grade 11

The Modern World

In this unit, students will examine the components of modern life in America. They will analyze how Americans have responded to globalization and the information age.

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grade 11

An Age of Realism

In this unit, your learner will review the topics of industrialization, the rapid growth of the suburbs, and the changes society in post-Civil War America.

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grade 11

A New Birth of Freedom

In this unit, your learner will explore the theme “A New Birth of Freedom,” examining topics such as how African Americans and women gained new freedoms after the Civil War.

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grade 11

The Individual and Society

In this unit, your learner will explore the theme “The Individual and Society,” examining how writers in the 19th century created a new American literature.

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grade 11

Building a Democracy

In this unit, your learner will examine a theme of democracy and how early Americans viewed topics of diversity, working together, and protecting rights.

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grade 11

Coming to America

In this unit, your learner will examine a variety of ways immigrants have come to America and helped to define its culture and customs.

Engage with your kindergartener with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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kindergarten science unit

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grade K

Weather

Observe extreme weather in three short clips and prepare your learner to be an at-home meteorologist with a fun at-home science challenge.

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kindergarten social studies unit

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grade K

Maps and Globes

Use maps and globes to find and better understand places around the world. Draw maps to help others better understand you.

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grade K

Measurements

Measure without a ruler! Use everyday items like shoestrings, squares of toilet paper, straws, or cans to measure things around you.

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grade K

Native Americans

Sing songs about North and South America and visit websites to learn about the first people known to live on the continents, Native Americans.

Engage with your 1st grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 1

Maps

Describe the special features and symbols on maps and use them to create maps of your very own!

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grade 1

Light Sound Waves

Learn more about pitch and volume in sound vibrations and how to make sound visible.

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grade 1

Astronomy

Explain the major difference between fiction and non-fiction books and use both types of texts to learn about the solar system.

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grade 1

Measurement

Modify the popular guessing game “I Spy,” and play “I Spy: Shorter Than/Longer Than" to practice comparing lengths both directly and indirectly.

Engage with your 2nd grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 2 math unit

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grade 2

Borrowing and Regrouping

Practice adding and subtracting, with and without the standard algorithm.

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grade 2

Changes to the Land Over Time

Change in nature happens fast and slow. Learn what causes immediate and gradual changes in our environment.

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grade 2

Geography: Urban, Suburban, and Rural

Describe the similarities and differences between urban, suburban, and rural areas. Also, view what New York looked like in the 1800 and 1900s.

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grade 2

Cycles of Nature

Read poetry, listen to music, and explore non-fiction texts to learn about the seasons.

Engage with your 3rd grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 3

Community of the World – Africa

Appreciate about the diversity of Africa by focusing on countries and learning about them well. Geography practice and music will open the door to discovery.

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grade 3

Interdependence

All animals’ traits help them survive and thrive. Analyze the relationship between an organism’s traits and their survival, as you consider different species.

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grade 3

Light and Sound

Practice writing compound and complex sentences by writing about texts you read and hear. What do you notice about Patricia Polacco’s characters?

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grade 3

Multiplication and Area

Explore the concept of area and how it is related to multiplication and addition with a tasty activity and book about a delicious meal.

Engage with your 4th grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 4

NY State History and the Constitution

Understand what New York was like during the American Revolutionary War, by reading a letter from George Washington and making food he likely ate.

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grade 4

Energy, Motion and Collisions

All it takes is a coin, tape and piece of string to make your own pendulum and observe energy close up.

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grade 4

Grammar

Use your favorite show to kickstart practice writing compound and complex sentences. And learn the rules for using commas as you go.

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grade 4

Angle Measure and Plane Figures

Get moving and get creative with these at-home activities that will have you identifying and making different lines and angles.

Engage with your 5th grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 5

Mexico, US, Canada Comparative (Geography)

Engage in some virtual exploration of countries in the Western Hemisphere. What similarities do you share with people around the world?

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grade 5

Multiplying Fractions and Whole Numbers

Learn how to multiply fractions and whole numbers. Drawings will help you express your thinking.

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grade 5

Midsummer Nights Dream

Perform an at-home play, The Dinner Theatre or stage your own mini-play. And in everything, discuss the characters.

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grade 5

Matter and Energy in Ecosystems

Explore the various ways people are connected to the plants and animals around them and how energy moves through food chains and webs.

Engage with your 6th grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 6

The Land of the Golden Mountain

How does an author’s geographic location or culture affects his or her perspective? Step in to novel, The Lost Garden, to learn more about perspective.

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grade 6

Comparative Classic Civilizations in the Eastern Hemisphere

Why do civilizations rise and fall? Learn more about Greece, Rome, and China and their Golden Ages.

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grade 6

Arithmetic in Base Ten

Expanding understanding about the base 10 number system, decimals, greatest common factor, and the least common multiple.

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grade 6

Ecosystems

How does the earth never run out of energy or matter? Can humans disrupt ecosystems? Let's take a closer look at ecosystems and find out!

Engage with your 7th grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 7

Slavery: The People Could Fly

What makes a story powerful? Learn about Frederick Douglass, the debate over slavery, and why his voice and perspective were of historical significance.

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grade 7

A Nation Grows: Expansion and Reform 1800-1860

How do issues of power, wealth, and morality influence a country's growth? Learn more about the US in the early 1800's.

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grade 7

Rational Number Arithmetic

Learn more about rational numbers as points on the number line and extend previous understandings of rational numbers including negative numbers.

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grade 7

Structures of Life

Why are cells considered the smallest unit of life? Study life at microscopic scale by focusing on cells and other biological levels of organization.

Engage with your 8th grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 8

Japanese American Relations in World War II

With World War II as a backdrop, learn more about how to reconcile conflicting accounts and perspectives of historical events.

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grade 8

World War I and the United States Between Wars

How does a nation respond to economic, political, and social challenges? Many factors contribute to the United States decision to enter World War I.

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grade 8

Examples of Functions from Geometry

Why are functions necessary for describing geometric concepts and occurrences in everyday life? Learn more about formulas for volumes of cylinders, cones, and spheres.

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grade 8

Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms

Is it possible for an organism to be identical to its parent? Dive in to learn more about the growth and development of organisms.

Engage with your 9th grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grades 9–12

Carbon and Organic

Organic chemistry explores the chemistry of carbon compounds. Carbon is the focus because it has a chemical difference uniqued by any other chemical element.

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grades 9–12

Oxidation and Reduction

Oxidation and reduction occur together. This unit will examine Oxidation‐reduction reactions that are some of the most important chemical reactions to learn.

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grades 9–12

Acids and Bases

This unit will examine the understanding of chemical reactions as acid-base interactions comes from the wide acceptance theories about acids and bases.

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grades 9–12

Kinetics and Equilibrium

Kinetics and Equilibrium are important areas in chemistry. This unit will discuss the connection between the study of reaction rates (chemical kinetics) and equilibrium.

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grades 9–12

Moles/Stoichemistry

Stoichiometry is the core of the production of various items you use daily. Soap and deodorant are a couple of products produced through chemical reactions.

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grades 9–12

Periodicity

The periodic table is a chart that organizes all of the known elements according to their atomic numbers. Let's learn how to read it!

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grades 9–12

Chemical Bond

The air we breathe, the food we eat, the gas in our car are the results of a chemical bond. It's quite amazing.

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grades 9–12

Nuclear Chemistry

Nuclear chemistry has many purposes in agriculture, medicine, industry, and research. They improve the day-to-day quality of our lives. This unit shows how it works!

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grades 9–12

Atomic Concepts

The atomic theory is the basis for understanding chemistry, which states that all matter is composed of atoms. Learn how atoms are constructed.

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grades 9–12

The Physical Nature of Matter

Everything around us is made up of matter. Let's take a closer look at the physical nature of matter.

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grade 9

Interactions and Disruptions During the First Global Age

Interactions and Disruptions During the First Global Age (ca. 1400 – ca. 1750 C.E.), allows learners to investigate new technologies of the time period.

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grade 9

Africa and the Americans

Africa and the Americas (pre-1600 C.E.), allows learners to study the history behind Africa and the Americas during this era.

Engage with your 10th grade learner with these curriculum guides from the NYC Department of Education. If applicable, click on "Present" in the upper, right-hand corner to see the page enlarged.

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grade 10

Globalization and the Changing Environment

Globalization and the Changing Environment, allows learners to study globalization and its impact on progress and prosperity in our world.

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grade 10

Tensions Between Traditional Cultures and Modernization

Tensions Between Traditional Cultures and Modernization, allows learners to explore the price of modernization and its global impact.

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grade 10

Decolonization and Nationalism

Decolonization and Nationalism, allows learners to explore the major movements, relating to the collapse of imperialism, during this time period.

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grade 10

Unresolved Global Conflict

Unresolved Global Conflict (1914 – 1991 C.E.), allows learners to analyze instances of unresolved global conflict.

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grade 10

An Age of Revolution and Empire

An Age of Revolution and Empire (1750 – 1914 C.E.), allows learners to recognize the impact of pivotal global events while defining the characteristics of revolutions.

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grade 10

The World in 1750 C.E.

The World in 1750 C.E., allows learners to explore the Eurasian kingdom and empire development, expansion, and trade expansion on a global scale.

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grade 9 to 12 earth science unit

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grades 9–12

Dynamic Earth

Introduction to the internal composition of the earth, plate tectonics and rock formation.

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grades 9–12

Maps and Measurements

This unit is an introduction to the historical and modern scientific theories explaining the origins of the universe and the Earth's place within it.