Roald Dahl Month: September
||Celebrate Roald Dahl Month this September or any month of the year! Explore and enjoy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, The BFG, James and the Giant Peach or any of the other Dahl masterpieces. Plan a splendiferous event in honor of Roald Dahl's birthday on September 13th, or on any other simply marvelous day! Download scrumdiddlyumptious activities and a gloriumptious bookmark. See below for these wonderful ideas and more.
- Teacher's Guide to the World of Roald Dahl
This teacher's guide to the world of Roald Dahl is full of fun resources, including a September calendar, discussion questions, lesson-planning ideas, and activities for Roald Dahl Day (September 13). Printables include bookmarks, a reading log, a story outline, a Venn diagram, stickers, and more!
- Word Scrambles and Riddles for The BFG
The BFG by Roald Dahl is a creative and endearing story about a giant, a girl, and the Queen. This activity uses puzzles and riddles with vocabulary and ideas from the story to build students' interest and skills.
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The end of the school year is quickly approaching! Celebrate with fun activities, then prepare yourself and your students with report card advice, summer reading guides, summer math, and more.
Common Core Lessons & Resources
Is your school district adopting the Common Core? Work these new standards into your curriculum with our reading, writing, speaking, social studies, and math lessons and activities. Each piece of content incorporates the Common Core State Standards into the activity or lesson.
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June Calendar of Events
June is full of holidays and events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Summer Begins (6/21), Helen Keller's Birthday (6/27/1880), World War I Began (6/28/1914), and Meteor Day (6/30). Plus, celebrate Child Vision Awareness Month, National Rivers Month, and National Safety Month all June long!
Causes We Support: We Give Books
Visit We Give Books, an ever-growing, free online library of children's picture books! For every book read on the site, a brand-new book will be donated to a children's literacy campaign of your choosing. Read aloud to students or encourage them read independently, and you'll teach them to help others at the same time. Giving is as simple as reading!