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Poet Robert Frost was born in 1874.

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Poet Robert Frost was born in 1874.

Students celebrate Frost's birthday by exploring his innovation in the sonnet form by studying poems and presenting them to the class.

 

Black Beauty author Anna Sewell was born in 1820.

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Black Beauty author Anna Sewell was born in 1820.

Through Sewell's novel, students explore the cruelty to animals and extend the discussion to current events, eventually presenting the information.

 

Sharon Draper was born on this day in 1952.

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Sharon Draper was born on this day in 1952.

Students read a book from one of Draper’s trilogies and then meet to discuss their book with students have read the other two books.

 

Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity

Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Students select a poem and create a Stapleless Book using the interactive tool.