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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Proverbs: An Introduction
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
Washington, Washington DC
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  December 28
Students explore some of the proverbs taken from Poor Richard's Almanack, give their impressions or someone who would write these statements, and choose one saying to paraphrase.
Grades 2 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 19
Today is the first day of the New Year on the Chinese lunar calendar.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 15
Students discuss and categorize superstitions, define a superstition, and compare the similarities and difference between proverbs and superstitions.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 7 – 12 | Activity & Project
Kids learn about weather sayings throughout history while writing and illustrating a book for younger children.