Skip to contentContribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us

 

Classroom Resources - Lessons, online tools, calendar activities and more right at your fingertips.

DigiEducate Group

Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool.

More

 

Professional Development

Home › Classroom Resources

RSS

 

 

Go to Calendar Activities

 

The Spanish town of Guernica was bombed on this date in 1937.

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

The Spanish town of Guernica was bombed on this date in 1937.

After showing students Picasso's Guernica, they are provided with background information, share their impressions, and write about Picasso's purpose in creating the painting.

 

Coretta Scott King was born on this day in 1927.

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Coretta Scott King was born on this day in 1927.

Students do a book report assignment based on a current or past winner of the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

 

Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity

Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Students select a poem and create a Stapleless Book using the interactive tool.

 

Playwright August Wilson was born in 1945.

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Playwright August Wilson was born in 1945.

Students use the Timeline Tool and Drama Map to create a decade-by-decade record and play of their community's history.

 

Author Lois Duncan was born on this date in 1934.

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Author Lois Duncan was born on this date in 1934.

Mysteries are shared with students for them to solve and brainstorm the attributes of a good mystery. Small groups then compose short mysteries using the Mystery Cube.