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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.
As a class, students discuss Neil Armstrong's famous quote when he landed on the moon and explore the difference that one word can make, as well as the gendered language that Armstrong uses.
Grades 9 – 12
Students examine the ways different authors treat the subject of war in their writing and compare and contrast using the Venn Diagram interactive.
Grades 9 – 12
After listening to The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, students compare Pratchett's version with Browning's version and discuss how perspective changes the story.
Grades 7 – 12
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
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