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May Day Explained

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
What is May Day? Why and when do we celebrate it? Find out with an informational video that details the holiday's background and today's celebratory traditions.   
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Celebrate May Day this Spring

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Welcome spring as you explore various traditions for celebrating May Day.
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May Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
May 1st marks the world holiday, May Day. Find out why and how we celebrate this festive holiday with an engaging, yet brief, video that incorporates real-world pictures and exciting graphics.
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St. Patricks Day Lesson: The Real Story of St. Patrick

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Fun St. Patrick's Day facts abound. The lesson plan tells the story of the most famous icons associated with the holiday: the shamrock, snakes, Celtic religion, Irish history, and St. Patrick himself. 
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Days of the Week

For Students 6th - 12th
What day is it today? Make sure your pupils can respond to that question in Spanish by showing a quick video. The instructor introduces each day of the week, pronouncing each word several times. While he speaks, the words show in English...
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Memorial Day Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
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A Week Is Seven Days

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Tap your toes to a jazzy tune featuring the seven days of the week. Captivating graphics make up a music video that sings about the fun activities awaiting each day of the week.  
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Adventures in Earth Day: Why Do We Care About Our Environment? - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to Earth Day and the importance of this day. They make a collage, students can use articles, pictures, words, etc., in magazines or newspapers or online, that relate to Earth Day, the environment and...
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St. Patrick's Day 4 Leaf Clover Story Starter

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
What if four leaf clovers really did bring good luck, how would they change people's lives? This fun creative writing activity asks children to tap into their imaginations as they explore the possibilities of this interesting superstition.
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May Daily Activities

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Five weeks of daily activities for the month of May! With a new activity for each day of the month, your youngsters will utilize a variety of skills and practice everything from sight words and spelling to counting by twos or coloring...
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Rainy Day Physical Education

For Teachers K - 12th
Out of ideas for what to do with your PE class on a rainy day? Look no further, as this document has over 50 great ideas for indoor activities! Each activity is clearly explained, is engaging, and will give your youngsters a much-needed...
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Veterans Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Teaching class members all about the importance and meaning behind Veterans Day with an informative resource. Pupils complete a classroom activity guide and individual research to learn more about the brave men and women who defend the...
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Heaven or Groundhog Day?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An engaging and highly relevant way for students to examine classic literary ideas. Although the primary text for this resource is nontraditional ( the 1993 movie Groundhog Day), this plan incorporates several more classical, literary...
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ESL Holiday Lessons: Memorial Day

For Students 6th - 10th
Improve language skills by having your class read an article about Memorial Day. After reading, they respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blank questions, 30 multiple-choice questions, 12 word-scramble questions, 30...
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100th Day of School

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars participate in various motor skill activities while counting to 100. These activities are designed to go with the 100th day of school. They will complete various tasks such as jumping rope, tossing, running, and catching...
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Earth Day Jeopardy for Special Ed grades 3-12

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Get your special-needs learners all set for Earth Day! Use these developmentally appropriate questions and answers related to Earth Day concepts, which include recycling, conservation, pollution, and ecology. Note: Check out...
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To This Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bring bullying out into the open with an involved lesson surrounding the animated version of Shane Koyczan's spoken word poem "To This Day." Class members discuss images related to bullying and watch the video without sound. They write a...
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Leprechaun Story Starter

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
The idea that there are little, bearded men protecting pots of gold fills every child's imagination with endless possibilities. This fun writing prompt taps into the creativity of young learners as they write about the day they caught a...
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Earth Day

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students participate in Earth Day lessons. In this Earth Day lesson set, students discuss the planet Earth. They listen to a web story, talk about recycling, composting, and their carbon foot print. They complete an activity in which...
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Valentine's Day Fun

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students choose various shapes and colors to create a Valentine's 'person'.  In this Valentine's Day lesson, students design collages, make prints and mosaic pictures.  More advanced students create a Tessellation using geometric shapes.
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Spanish-American War: 3 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why did the United States choose to invade Cuba in 1898? As part of a 3-day lesson, your young historians will first develop working hypotheses to answer this question, then work with a variety of historical primary source documents that...
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Man in the Middle: Thomas Day and the Free Black Experience

For Teachers 5th Standards
How did free and enslaved blacks work to craft freedom for themselves and their families before the Civil War? Young historians read about the life of Thomas Day, a free black man who also owned slaves and had abolitionist ties in...
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Valentine’s Day Nouns and Verbs

For Students 1st - 3rd
Valentine's Day vocabulary is featured on a fill-in-the-blanks learning exercise. Young grammarians supply the correct noun or verb to a series of sentences.
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Regular Field Day

For Teachers K - 6th
This lesson contains a plethora of fun games for a field day extravaganza. The games have been organized by grade levels, but the teacher can adapt them to whatever age category is appropriate for creating a fun-filled activities day....

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