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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.
Students explore Native American heritage through the study of pourquoi tales, write their own original pourquoi tales, and use the ReadWriteThink Printing Press to publish them.
Grades 3 – 12
Parents, grandparents, and other family members are invited to the classroom for a family-school reading day.
Grades K – 12
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
Election Day is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
Grades 3 – 12
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
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
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