Washingtonville Middle School
Social Studies 8
On going Extra Credit Assignment:
As you know, throughout the year I do not offer extra credit. However, I will allow the following assignment done for credit. Please be advised to read all directions and have all materials for resources. Failure to do so, will result in NO EXTRA CREDIT GRADE!
Below is a list of historic "places" you may be interested in visiting with your child. In order to fulfill the extra credit requirement students must bring a brochure from the location as well as a 1-2 paragraph summary of "What they learned" while visiting.
Historical Sites Related to Post Civil War/Industrialization/Turn of the Century/Immigration Period:
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site Hyde Park, NY
FDR estate in Hyde Park, NY
Kykuit The Rockefeller Estate, Sleepy Hollow, NY
Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty
NY Transit Museum
Merchants House Museum
Italian American Museum
Tenement House Museum