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September 2013

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Labor Day

Labor Day
Celebrate this Labor Day patriotically.

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Los Angeles Founded by Spanish Settlers

Los Angeles Founded by Spanish Settlers
Read about the second most populous city in the United States.

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1st U.S. Labor Day Parade (1882)

1st U.S. Labor Day Parade (1882)
Celebrate patriotically.

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Listen & Read

Listen & Read
Try 15 nonfiction animal stories for grades 1 & 2.

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My City, My State

My City, My State
Explore the world beyond the classroom with a cities and states unit.

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Early Childhood Learning Games

Early Childhood Learning Games
Try early childhood educational activities.

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Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
Honor the victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Canyonlands National Park (1964)

Canyonlands National Park (1964)
Virtually visit the great national parks with a math hunt.

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Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl

Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl
Check out more books by the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Mayflower Left England (1620)

Mayflower Left England (1620)
Follow the journey and tour this historic ship.

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Constitution Day

Constitution Day
Play the Celebrate the Constitution game.

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Columbus√ʬ?¬? Final Voyage to Costa Rica

Columbus√ʬ?¬? Final Voyage to Costa Rica
Learn more about the voyages of Christopher Columbus.

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Washington's Farewell Address Printed

Washington's Farewell Address Printed
Learn about George Washington, the 1st President of the United States.

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1st Gasoline-Powered Car (1891)

1st Gasoline-Powered Car (1891)
Get your students to think about and understand how energy is used in your community.

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First Day of Autumn

First Day of Autumn
Autumn lesson plans and ideas

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National Punctuation Day!?‚?Ě!*:

National Punctuation Day!?‚?Ě!*:
Practice good grammar skills for National Punctuation Day.

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First American Newspaper Published 1690

First American Newspaper Published 1690
Try your hand at news writing.

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Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week
Tips for teaching a hearing impaired child.

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Google Started (1998)

Google Started (1998)
Brush up on your computer basics to utilize the Internet in your classroom.

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Story Starters

Story Starters
Story starters to start each day.

October 1

Happy Birthday, Jimmy Carter

Happy Birthday, Jimmy Carter
Honor the 39th U.S. President, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, humanitarian, and author.

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Mohandas Gandhi Indian Freedom Fighter

Mohandas Gandhi Indian Freedom Fighter
Practice and learn about conflict resolution.

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Mystery Series Week

Mystery Series Week
Explore the mystery genre with these lesson plans.

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Sputnik I Is Launched (1957)

Sputnik I Is Launched (1957)
Find out more about this satellite — and how the space race began!

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September 2013