Ground Hog Day

Information and activities are from KRP’s Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide and Understanding Weather from the NIE Institute. Does the groundhog seeing his shadow on Groundhog Day really mean anything? Legend has it that if he sees his shadow when he awakens from his winter sleep, six more weeks of winter will follow. But if it’s…
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Daily Newspaper Activities For February 2017

Check out these daily lesson plans using the newspaper for the month of February. This calendar provides a subject specific focus for each day of the week with activities for every school day of the month: Monday – Language Arts, Tuesday – Social Studies, Wednesday – Math, Thursday – Science, Friday – Newspaper Information. To…
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Thanksgiving Newspaper Activities

From KRP’s The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide.  Thanksgiving Day is what its name implies: a day to give thanks for the blessings we receive during the year. Originally, this day was set aside to give thanks for a plentiful harvest. But modern Thanksgiving observances not only celebrate Earth’s bounty but also all good fortune. Families…
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Veterans Day Resource

The men and women who have served in the United States armed forces have their own special day each year. Veterans Day, which coincides with the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1918, is a time to celebrate American veterans’ patriotism and willingness to sacrifice their lives for our country. At first, Veterans…
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