Events, Lessons, and Resources for Teachable Moments

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Al Gore's Birthday

Al Gore's Birthday
Go behind the scenes of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth.

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April Fool's Day

April Fool's Day
Enjoy a laugh-out-loud read for April Fool's Day!

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National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month
Find inspiration for limericks, haikus, and other poetic forms with the Poetry Idea Engine.

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Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou!

Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou!
Learn more about Maya Angelou.

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Anniversary of the Metric System! (1795)

Anniversary of the Metric System! (1795)
Check out these books, resources, and activities to help your class celebrate the anniversary of the metric system.

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Zoo Lovers Day

Zoo Lovers Day
Celebrate animals on Zoo Lovers Day!

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Civil Rights Act Signed (1968)

Civil Rights Act Signed (1968)
Investigate the Civil Rights Movement.

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Anne Sullivan's Birthday

Anne Sullivan's Birthday
Learn about the extraordinary woman who changed Helen Keller's life.

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Jackie Robinson Day

Jackie Robinson Day
Read about the nine values behind Jackie Robinson's success.

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Paul Revere Makes His Famous Ride (1775)

Paul Revere Makes His Famous Ride (1775)
Discover how the American Revolution began.

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day
Check out these fun, ready-to-print poetry activities to bring words to life.

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National Tennis Month

National Tennis Month
Serve up a bio about Arthur Ashe and other athletes.

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