Events, Lessons, and Resources for Teachable Moments

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May 2014

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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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National School Nurse Week

National School Nurse Week
Encourage healthy eating with books on nutrition for National School Nurse Week.

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Get Caught Reading Month

Get Caught Reading Month
Looking for a great book for Get Caught Reading Month? See the classroom books teachers can't live without!

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Limerick Day

Limerick Day
Get inspiration from the Poetry Engine to compose a five-line poem.

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Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark
Follow the tracks of Lewis and Clark on the anniversary of the expedition's beginning, this weekend.

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Biographer's Day

Biographer's Day
Write a biographical sketch with your favorite biographers!

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Happy Birthday, Arthur Dorros!

Happy Birthday, Arthur Dorros!
Learn about this bilingual author to celebrate the day of his birth.

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First Solo Atlantic Flight (1927)

First Solo Atlantic Flight (1927)
Learn more about Charles Lindbergh, the first person to make a solo transatlantic flight.

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World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day
Shell-ebrate World Turtle Day this weekend with a WebQuest that tests your turtle smarts.

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day
Remember the men and women who've fought for our country.

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Finals Time

Finals Time
Don't fret about final exams. Learn to de-stress before the test!

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May 2014