ReadWriteThink - Calendar Activities http://readwritethink.org Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:42:20 +0000 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:42:20 +0000 Read Write Think en-us webmaster@readwritethink.org webmaster@readwritethink.org Copyright 2017 Read Write Think <![CDATA[The Winter Olympics begin today!]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/winter-olympics-begin-today-31068.html Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/winter-olympics-begin-today-31068.html <![CDATA[Teacher Appreciation Week honors our teachers.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/teacher-appreciation-week-honors-20501.html Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/teacher-appreciation-week-honors-20501.html <![CDATA[The United States inaugurates its president today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/united-states-inaugurates-president-31216.html Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/united-states-inaugurates-president-31216.html <![CDATA[Sandra Cisneros was born today in 1954.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/sandra-cisneros-born-today-31208.html Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/sandra-cisneros-born-today-31208.html <![CDATA[Constitution Day is observed today in the U.S.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/constitution-observed-today-31196.html Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/constitution-observed-today-31196.html <![CDATA[Time Magazine launches its "Tom Swifty" contest today in 1963.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/time-magazine-launches-swifty-31198.html Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/time-magazine-launches-swifty-31198.html <![CDATA[Labor Day honors the labor movement in the United States.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/labor-honors-labor-movement-31200.html Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/labor-honors-labor-movement-31200.html <![CDATA[Celebrate Digital Learning Day today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-digital-learning-today-31146.html Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-digital-learning-today-31146.html <![CDATA[Read a book! The third week of October is Teen Read Week.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/read-book-third-week-20121.html Sun, 18 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/read-book-third-week-20121.html <![CDATA[United States Congress officially adopted the position of Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry in 1985.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/united-states-congress-officially-31151.html Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/united-states-congress-officially-31151.html <![CDATA[Celebrate Mandela Day today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-mandela-today-31169.html Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-mandela-today-31169.html <![CDATA[Jon Scieszka was born in 1954.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/scieszka-born-1954-31157.html Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/scieszka-born-1954-31157.html <![CDATA[The Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children is announced today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/charlotte-huck-award-outstanding-31147.html Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/charlotte-huck-award-outstanding-31147.html <![CDATA[Frederick Douglass began publication of The North Star today in 1847.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/frederick-douglass-began-publication-31150.html Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/frederick-douglass-began-publication-31150.html <![CDATA[Sharon Draper was born on this day in 1952.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/sharon-draper-born-this-31148.html Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/sharon-draper-born-this-31148.html <![CDATA[Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim was born today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/composer-lyricist-stephen-sondheim-31136.html Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/composer-lyricist-stephen-sondheim-31136.html <![CDATA[Author Matt de la Peña was born today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/author-matt-pena-born-31137.html Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/author-matt-pena-born-31137.html <![CDATA[Author Jacqueline Woodson was born today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/author-jacqueline-woodson-born-31132.html Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/author-jacqueline-woodson-born-31132.html <![CDATA[Celebrate John Venn's Birthday!]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-john-venn-birthday-31125.html Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-john-venn-birthday-31125.html <![CDATA[National Spelling Bee Finals are held this week.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/national-spelling-finals-held-20552.html Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/national-spelling-finals-held-20552.html <![CDATA[Memorial Day is observed in the United States today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/memorial-observed-united-states-30557.html Mon, 27 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/memorial-observed-united-states-30557.html <![CDATA[Celebrate National Children's Book Week!]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-national-children-book-20682.html Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-national-children-book-20682.html <![CDATA[Celebrate Teen Tech Week!]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-teen-tech-week-20714.html Sat, 09 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/celebrate-teen-tech-week-20714.html <![CDATA[Read Across America Day celebrates Dr. Seuss.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/read-across-america-celebrates-20455.html Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/read-across-america-celebrates-20455.html <![CDATA[Today, the American Library Association announces its annual book award winners.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/today-american-library-association-20625.html Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/today-american-library-association-20625.html <![CDATA[NCTE's Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award is announced today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/ncte-orbis-pictus-nonfiction-20679.html Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/ncte-orbis-pictus-nonfiction-20679.html <![CDATA[Get ready for National Bullying Prevention Month!]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/ready-national-bullying-prevention-20709.html Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/ready-national-bullying-prevention-20709.html <![CDATA[Today is World Read Aloud Day.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/today-world-read-aloud-30879.html Thu, 14 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/today-world-read-aloud-30879.html <![CDATA[Today is Election Day.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/today-election-20614.html Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/today-election-20614.html <![CDATA[Author Laurie Halse Anderson was born today.]]> http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/author-laurie-halse-anderson-30822.html Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/author-laurie-halse-anderson-30822.html