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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof premiered in New York in 1955.

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof premiered in New York in 1955.

Students are introduced to the characteristics of drama, read a chapter from a novel the class has read, and create a script from the chapter that they will present to the class.

 

Celebrate Kate DiCamillo's birthday today.

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity

Celebrate Kate DiCamillo's birthday today.

After examining the characters in one of DiCamillo's stories, students write original short stories featuring animals as central characters.

 

Poet Robert Frost was born in 1874.

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Poet Robert Frost was born in 1874.

Students celebrate Frost's birthday by exploring his innovation in the sonnet form by studying poems and presenting them to the class.

 

Black Beauty author Anna Sewell was born in 1820.

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Black Beauty author Anna Sewell was born in 1820.

Through Sewell's novel, students explore the cruelty to animals and extend the discussion to current events, eventually presenting the information.

 

César Chávez was born on this day in 1927.

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

César Chávez was born on this day in 1927.

Students work in small groups to research a civil rights leader and do a creative writing piece, followed by a short story, with their group.