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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 one of Eric Carle's books, students create a torn paper collage or a word collage.
Grades 3 – 6
In the spirit of Helen Keller, students explore the American Sign Language Browser from Michigan State University and try using a few signs.
Grades 5 – 12
Students explore the genre of historical fiction by writing original works and comparing all of the finished pieces.
Grades 3 – 12
Students explore the delightful illustrations in Wiesner's book and identify elements that make the emotions in the story obvious to someone reading the book.
Grades 3 – 6
Students consider how zoos have changed over the past century and design their own zoo of the future using drawings, posters, dioramas, or other displays.
Grades 1 – 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