LESSON PLANS BY UNIT



 
Cold Spring: Learning Where We Live

  • West Point Foundry Preserve Visit
    Visit(s) to West Point Foundry Preserve provide a foundation for other lessons in this unit. Depending on your priorities and the amount of time you ...

  • Day In The Life, Post Visit
    This is the first lesson to be completed after visiting the West Point Foundry. Students recreate a day in the life of a resident of Cold Spring in th...

  • Graphing Foundry Employment
    In this lesson students read excerpts from newspaper articles about Cold Spring and the West Point Foundry in the 1860's, answer questions, and create...

  • Paleo Indian Symbols
    This lesson allows students to learn about the Hudson Valley's early peoples and their relationship with their environment. Throughout the unit, they...

  • Land Use Planning Game
    This is the last lesson in the series. Students learn how land use decisions -- especially those affecting development and preservation -- work. They ...