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Not your everyday calendar, here you can find important events in literary history, authors' birthdays, and a variety of holidays, all with related activities and resources that make them more relevant to students. View by day, by week, or by month.
Teachers create “Book Kits” for students to help promote family literacy. Berenstain Bears books are included in these “book kits” which also include nonfiction books on the same subject, home activities, reproducibles, and parent information.
Grades K – 2
Students research the concept of immortality from beliefs around the world and compose a short story, myth, or poem that addresses immortality.
Grades 9 – 12
Independent reading is promoted among students by organizing a paperback book swap in the classroom or with other classes at the same grade level.
Grades 3 – 8
Students are encouraged to think about why people challenge Harry Potter books, do a Web Quest that allows them to research the issue, and decide whether the books should be banned from the public library.
Grades 7 – 12
Students look at pictures from the past using the WayBack Machine and brainstorm a few websites to explore to think about how they have changed over the years.
Grades 3 – 8
Students share details about their lives with one another using the interactive Graphic Map and share their memories in small groups or with the whole class.
Grades 3 – 6
Types of Calendar Activities
Authors & Texts
Birthdays, publication dates, and more
Historical Figures & Events
Notable people and happenings in history
Holidays & School Celebrations
Special days and how to observe them
Celebrations that promote and encourage literacy