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Fall Lesson Plans

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Fall Lesson Plans

It’s Fall, Y’all — or it soon will be. Check out our lengthy list of fall lesson plans.

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Classroom Themes for Spring

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Classroom Themes for Spring

  Fresh ideas for your spring classroom. Spring themes: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb Farm Theme Butterfly Theme Ladybug Theme Turtle Theme Kites Theme Frog Theme Bees Theme Bugs Theme Fish Classroom Theme Spring celebrations: Pi Day, March 14 St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 Purim, in 2017, March 11-12 the vernal equinox, roughly March 21 Bunsen Burner Day, March 31 April Fools Day, April 1 School Librarian Day, April 5 Passover, in 2017, April 10-18 Easter, in 2017 April 16 Buddha’s birthday, April 8 Yuri’s Night, April 12 Scrabble Day, April 13 National DNA Day, in...

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Farm Classroom Theme

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Farm Classroom Theme

Farm themes provide lots of opportunity for social studies and science!

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Christmas Lesson Plans

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Christmas Lesson Plans

Are you bringing Christmas into the classroom, perhaps along with other winter holiday celebrations? Check out our Christmas Around the World and Christmas literature lesson plans.

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Christmas in Spain Lesson Plans

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Christmas in Spain Lesson Plans

  Christmas in Spain begins on December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, and continues through Epiphany, of Three Kings Day, in January.  A few days before Christmas the national lottery drawing takes place, and 75% of Spaniards participate in it — including schoolchildren, who sing the winning numbers as they’re drawn. On Christmas Eve, families prepare a great feast and sing Christmas carols before going to Midnight Mass or “La Misa Del Gallo.” The mass is followed by a parade through the streets with guitars and tambourines and singing. “Esta...

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