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Jane Yolen was born in 1939.

Grades   1 – 5  |  Calendar Activity

Jane Yolen was born in 1939.

Students read one of Jane Yolen's books, retell the story in the form of a puppet show, research animals in the book, and document their findings with the Animal Study interactive tool.

 

Judy Blume was born in 1938.

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity

Judy Blume was born in 1938.

Students work with a partner or individually to create cartoons of their favorite scenes from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.

 

LeVar Burton, longtime host of Reading Rainbow, was born in 1957.

Grades   1 – 4  |  Calendar Activity

LeVar Burton, longtime host of Reading Rainbow, was born in 1957.

After reading two complementary Reading Rainbow selections, students compare the selections using the Venn Diagram and write a comparison essay.

 

Celebrate Digital Learning Day today.

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Celebrate Digital Learning Day today.

Students reflect on recent learning and the role digital tools and media have played in supporting or enhancing it.

 

In 1931, Toni Morrison was born.

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

In 1931, Toni Morrison was born.

After retelling a familiar fable, students discover the differences in one of Morrison's retellings of a fable.