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Scotland Yard was established this day in 1829.

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Scotland Yard was established this day in 1829.

Students explore the resources on the Scotland Yard website and compare the advice given to London's citizens to the advice available from the local police department.

 

Get ready for National Bullying Prevention Month!

Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Get ready for National Bullying Prevention Month!

Students create a poster to enter into a poster contest that educates others about issues surrounding bullying.

 

Author Tim O’Brien was born on this day.

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Author Tim O’Brien was born on this day.

After reading O’Brien’s story “A True War Story” from The Things They Carried, students choose a powerful event from their own lives and map it using the Timeline Tool. They then create a fictional version of this event.

 

Find favorite book picks in the Children's Choices.

Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity

Find favorite book picks in the Children's Choices.

Students create lists of their favorite books and then the class creates a "Top Picks" class booklist. Students can use the Book Cover Creator to create a book jacket for their favorite book.

 

Thurgood Marshall was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967.

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Thurgood Marshall was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967.

After discussing a statement made by Thurgood Marshall, students consider each piece of the comment and create a K-W-L chart to begin an investigation with other resources.