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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.
After reading Stellaluna, students discuss themes in the story and do a unit on bats or a creative writing activity based on the book.
Grades 1 – 5
After assigning special privileges to an arbitrarily designated group, students write about how they felt during the simulation and consider what they might be willing to do to change an unjust law.
Grades 5 – 12
Election Day is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
Grades 3 – 12
Students look at Naismith's original 13 rules for basketball and write about the rules and how they have changed in small groups.
Grades 5 – 8
Students brainstorm the superstitions they know and small groups research one of the superstitions to determine its origin and meaning or purpose. Students can write about the superstition using the Mystery Cube interactive.
Grades 5 – 12
To help understand the thinking of German leaders during the Holocaust, students write about a time when they failed to come to the assistance of someone who needed help.
Grades 9 – 12
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