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November 2013

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Statue of Liberty Dedication (1886)

Statue of Liberty Dedication (1886)
Share immigrants' stories in honor of the Statue of Liberty.

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Stock Market Crash (1929)

Stock Market Crash (1929)
Find out how the nation survived the Great Depression, which began on this day in 1929.

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John Adams (1735), U.S. President

John Adams (1735), U.S. President
Learn about the 2nd President of the United States.

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!
Fun ways to learn on this spooky day!

November 1

Day of the Dead (Mexico)

Day of the Dead (Mexico)
Celebrate the Day of the Dead and learn more about Mexican culture.

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Tomb of King Tut Discovered (1922)

Tomb of King Tut Discovered (1922)
Travel to ancient Egypt with The Magic School Bus

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Nonfiction Animal Stories

Nonfiction Animal Stories
Listen to & read stories about animals.

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Abraham Lincoln Elected 16th President

Abraham Lincoln Elected 16th President
Learn about the 16th President of the United States.

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Museum of Modern Art opens (1929)

Museum of Modern Art opens (1929)
Create art sculptures with Kindergarteners.

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Montana Statehood (1889)

Montana Statehood (1889)
Learn about all 50 U.S. States.

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day
Take a multifaceted look at the meaning of patriotism.

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I Love To Write Day

I Love To Write Day
Use these writing workshops in the classroom.

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William Tell Shot Apple (1307)

William Tell Shot Apple (1307)
Students create their own folktales and folk heroes in this writing workshop.

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Lincolnā??s Gettysburg Address (1863)

Lincolnā??s Gettysburg Address (1863)
Lesson plans, activities, time lines, and printables to honor the man behind this historic speech.

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Universal Children's Day

Universal Children's Day
Celebrate with some fun lesson plans and activities.

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Happy Birthday, Marc Brown

Happy Birthday, Marc Brown
Celebrate Arthur creator Marc Brown's birthday with Arthur and Friends Finger Puppet activities.

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Public Streetcar Service Began in NYC

Public Streetcar Service Began in NYC
Make a literature connection with The Subway Mouse.

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1st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Held

1st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Held
Learn about this holiday tradition.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!
Teach the history behind the holiday with an interactive look at the First Thanksgiving.

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Happy Birthday, C. S. Lewis

Happy Birthday, C. S. Lewis
Try a The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe writing activity for C. S. Lewis' birthday!

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November 2013