Events, Lessons, and Resources for Teachable Moments

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February 2014

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Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll

Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll
Explore the genre of fantasy to celebrate Lewis Carroll's birthday.

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National Kazoo Day

National Kazoo Day
Lead a kazoo parade on National Kazoo Day!

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Happy Birthday, Rosemary Wells!

Happy Birthday, Rosemary Wells!
Learn more about this author's work to celebrate her birthday.

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Happy Birthday Lloyd Alexander!

Happy Birthday Lloyd Alexander!
Learn more about this author's work to celebrate his birthday.

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Jackie Robinson (1919), Baseball Player

Jackie Robinson (1919), Baseball Player
Celebrate with some fun baseball math!

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Rosa Parks Day

Rosa Parks Day
Learn about the brave woman who would go on to make history.

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National Weatherperson‚??s Day

National Weatherperson‚??s Day
Fun activities that help you learn about the weather.

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Massachusetts Statehood (1788)

Massachusetts Statehood (1788)
Learn about all 50 U.S. States.

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Happy Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

Happy Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder
Write about your life and times the way Laura did.

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Happy Birthday, Thomas Edison!

Happy Birthday, Thomas Edison!
Spark your students' interest in electricity.

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

Random Acts of Kindness Week
Recognize kind efforts during Random Acts of Kindness Week, February 14–20.

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Happy Birthday, Simms Taback

Happy Birthday, Simms Taback
Celebrate this author's birthday with a lesson plan on storybook twists.

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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day
Exchange messages of kindness and gifts of friendship in your classroom.

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Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day
It's Presidents' Day!

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U.S. Landing on Iwo Jima (1945)

U.S. Landing on Iwo Jima (1945)
Learn about World War II.

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John Glenn Orbited Earth (1962)

John Glenn Orbited Earth (1962)
Read about the first space mission to orbit the Earth.

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Card Reading Day

Card Reading Day
Celebrate and practice grammar by sending e-cards to family and friends.

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Children's Dental Health Month

Children's Dental Health Month
Remember to take care of your teeth for Children's Dental Health Month and every day.

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Happy Birthday, Cynthia Voigt

Happy Birthday, Cynthia Voigt
Read about the life and writing habits of the Newberry Award-winning author.

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Grand Canyon National Park (1919)

Grand Canyon National Park (1919)
Learn about erosion as you read about this amazing national park in Arizona

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International Polar Bear Day

International Polar Bear Day
Read about endangered species and what is being done to protect them.

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National Tooth Fairy Day

National Tooth Fairy Day
Learn how to take care of your precious pearly whites!

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