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Can you believe that Charles Dickens was born 200 years a go this February? Here are some ideas for introducing this classic author to your classroom. I also think it is important to share his writings about how children were mistreated in his time. It would make for a good cross curricular discussion.
Some very well organized lesson plans and activities to use for Australia day this Thursday. (Have you considered putting these on your calendar for each year?)
Another website with a lot of resources about Australia including several webquests.
Here is a nice description of Australia day with several activities you can use with it.
Australia day is Thursday, January 26, it would be a great time to celebration and learn about Australia in your classroom on that day. This website from jcheek at Kennesaw State University gives a lot of resources and information that you can use in your classroom. Global competency is important and celebrations are a great way to learn.
On January 24, 1965, the world lost a great leader, Winston Churchill. Here are some excellent resources that you can use to teach your class about Winston Churchill by grade level.
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