City College of New York – Educational Lesson - SL
Of the City College’s 23 institutions of higher learning, the City College of New York is the oldest. With 10 Nobel Prize winners among its alumni and a neo-Gothic campus that was primarily designed by George Browne Post, the City College is one of West Harlem’s many crown jewels. Originally founded in 1847 by Townsend Harris, the Board of Education’s president and a wealthy businessman, this combination of a college and prep school provided free higher education to the poor and immigrant children.
Now, students can enjoy reading comprehension lessons which reflect on the history and heritage of the City College of New York, with questions.
Three fun facts about City College of New York:
- It was the first free institution of higher learning in the United States.
- Women were first allowed to enroll in 1930, but only in graduate programs.
- It has more graduates who have gone on to win the Nobel Prize than any other public college.
Harlem Roots Supplemental Lesson
People learn in many different ways. One of the best ways to ensure that every lesson is forever remembered is by purchasing the supplemental lesson for each lesson. All of the supplemental lessons will contain three different activities to help build an understanding of the topic, and help reinforce what they have learned.
- With your supplemental lesson, you can expect to receive a vocabulary list which will feature ten words and their definitions as they are related to the text for the student to do.
- For easy learning you will also enjoy ten fun facts that pertain to the lesson.
- In addition to these tools, every supplemental lesson you also contain one word search puzzle.
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