Museum of New York’s History Opens at Maplewood

In this well constructed presentation by Trevor Galgano, a portion of a subway/train tunnel shows a train leaving Grand Central Terminal.
In this well constructed presentation by Trevor Galgano, a portion of a subway/train tunnel shows a train leaving Grand Central Terminal.
This student thoroughly researched the history of the New York Government right up to present time.
This student thoroughly researched the history of the New York Government right up to present time.
When researching about the Brooklyn Bridge, this young student found and presented many unique facts about the bridge and its construction that many people didn’t know.
When researching about the Brooklyn Bridge, this young student found and presented many unique facts about the bridge and its construction that many people didn’t know.

During the months of May and June, Mr. Keogh and Ms. Patino’s fourth-grade class at Maplewood Intermediate School created a very unique and exciting project.  As a culminating activity, each student was assigned a time period in New York’s history. 

During classroom and computer lab time, students gathered information and created an outline in order to create a museum room for their selected topic. Students also completed an “excavation sheet” that guided him or her through the process of creating their museum room.  Students learned about the use of artifacts to study prehistory.  Each child then used a large cardboard box and presentation board to create their exhibit. All of Maplewood’s classrooms and parents from Mr. Keogh and Ms. Patino’s fourth-grade class were invited to the grand opening of the Museum of New York’s History on Friday, June 12, 2015.  Students were excited to share their information about their museum room with viewers!

Congratulations: Maryam Babar, Sidharth Bryan, Aquiles Araya Correa, Alexa Dikeakos, Isabella Dinulescu, Alexandra Dunn, Shelene Farquharson, Adam Fisch, Trevor Galgano, Andy Vilorio Garcia, Gavin Gugliuzza, Bryant Machado Hernandez, Rachel Jerome, Jaziyah Kitt, Cecilia Lee, Joseph Lombardo, Kenyon Miles, Tyler Neri, Angelena Nguyen, Janaiya Quiles, Angel Molina Sorto, Frederick Steenson, Angelina Todaro, Samantha Unger, Gianna Vozza, and Carly Zimmer. 

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