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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.
Using the Book Cover Creator, students write and share their own multilingual stories.
Grades 3 – 8
Students celebrate Get Caught Reading Month by doing a reading-related service project such as planning an intergenerational reading day or organizing a book drive.
Grades K – 12
Children show support for their favorite Children's Choice Book award finalist by designing a promotional book cover.
Grades K – 6
Students consider the portrayal of Asians in popular culture by exploring images from classic and contemporary films and comparing them to historical and cultural reference materials.
Grades 9 – 12
Students make predictions about the content of some of NPR's programs, then listen to the programs and report on the contents and discuss with the class.
Grades 7 – 12
Students choose to research a piece of art, music, dance, literature, or food that suitably represents Mexico and create a presentation for the class.
Grades 7 – 12
As a child growing up in Holland, Leo Lionni taught himself how to draw and later became an author and illustrator of children's books. Leo Lionni is the winner of four Caldecott awards.
Grades K – 3
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