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September 2017

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August 27

Happy Birthday, Lisa Yee!

Happy Birthday, Lisa Yee!
Celebrate the author's birthday by learning about her work.

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MLK Jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)

MLK Jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)
Teach your class about the legacy of this civil rights leader with a collection of teaching resources.

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Happy Birthday, Karen Hesse!

Happy Birthday, Karen Hesse!
Celebrate the author's birthday by learning about her work.

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Labor Day

Labor Day
Honor American workers by teaching your class about different careers with read-along Community Club books.

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Continental Congress Assembles (1774)

Continental Congress Assembles (1774)
Celebrate the first meeting of the Continental Congress by reading up on the American Revolution!

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Mayflower Left England (1620)

Mayflower Left England (1620)
Students can follow the Pilgrims' journey and tour the historic ship with this online activity.

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Happy Birthday, Ruby Bridges

Happy Birthday, Ruby Bridges
Teach your students about Ruby Bridges and her remarkable bravery as she integrated an all-white elementary school in 1960.

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Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
Use these resources to teach your students about the tragedy of September 11, 2001.

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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 on Roald Dahl Day!

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Star-Spangled Banner (1814)

Star-Spangled Banner (1814)
This beautifully illustrated picture book tells the story of Francis Scott Key and his inspiration for the national anthem of the United States.

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month
Find creative ideas for sharing culture and tradition during Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15.

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Constitution Day

Constitution Day
Teach your class all about the American Constitution with this collection of teaching resources.

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Washington's Farewell Address (1796)

Washington's Farewell Address (1796)
Learn about George Washington, the first President of the United States, on the anniversary of the printing of his farewell address.

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Rosh Hashanah Begins

Rosh Hashanah Begins
Teach your students about Rosh Hashanah and other New Year celebrations.

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Fall Equinox

Fall Equinox
The fall equinox is the beginning of autumn! Celebrate in your classroom with these lesson plans, crafts, and classroom ideas.

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National Punctuation Day

National Punctuation Day
Reinforce good grammar skills for National Punctuation Day.

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Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week
Tips for teaching a hearing-impaired child.

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Happy Birthday, Google!

Happy Birthday, Google!
Google has helped us navigate the World Wide Web since 1998! Keep your students safe and focused as they use the internet with these tips.

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Confucius Was Born (551 BC)

Confucius Was Born (551 BC)
Students can research the ancient belief system of Confucianism with this online student activity.

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Yom Kippur Begins

Yom Kippur Begins
Read about Yom Kippur and other holidays throughout the year and around the world!

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September 2017