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The Summer Olympics start today!

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity

The Summer Olympics start today!

Students explore a variety of themes such as peace, culture, motion, sports, and competition using 2016 Summer Olympics games in Rio as the backdrop.

 

Today is National Grandparents Day.

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Today is National Grandparents Day.

National Grandparents Day, first proposed in 1970, was officially proclaimed in 1978.

 

Get ready to celebrate Banned Books Week!

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Get ready to celebrate Banned Books Week!

Students brainstorm reasons why certain books might have been banned and discuss common reasons why books are challenged.

 

Read a book!  The third week of October is Teen Read Week.

Grades   5 – 8  |  Calendar Activity

Read a book! The third week of October is Teen Read Week.

Students are encouraged to read a variety of books and participate in a book club in celebration of Teen Read Week.

 

Columbus Day is recognized today.

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity

Columbus Day is recognized today.

Students create a class or individual "Book of Privileges" based on accomplishments that students have achieved and the rewards they have received as a result of their work.