Discover the Past
through the stories of those who lived it!

DID YOU KNOW...

...that Kate Gleason's father, William Gleason, visited the Panama Canal in 1906 when it was still being built? He wrote to his family that he liked the taste of the coffee in Central America. You can read about his experience in his letters here and here.

Welcome to our Classroom Connections page for students in third, fourth, and fifth grades!

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Voters Ed

Learn about elections and voting with this fun interactive app from Second Avenue, a leader in digital learning and educational games!

 

 

 

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ROC Topics: Suffrage

Learn about the 19th-century woman suffrage movement with these educational resources geared towards students in grades 3, 4, and 5. (NYS Social Studies Framework Key Ideas and Practices 4.5)

 

 

 

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Kate Gleason, Woman of Vision

Learn more about Kate Gleason with this booklet created by 4th graders of the East Rochester School District and the East Rochester Department of Local History. 

 


Kate Gleason, Woman of Vision: Building a Community (part 1)

In this video, 4th graders from the East Rochester School District take you on a tour of the neighborhoods that Kate Gleason built. See the concrete houses she designed and listen to interviews with local residents! 

 


Kate Gleason, Woman of Vision: Building a Community (part 2)

In this video, 4th graders from the East Rochester School District take you on a tour of the neighborhoods that Kate Gleason built. See the concrete houses she designed and listen to interviews with local residents!