Holidays - Monthly Themes
Life-size Candy Land
Reading Calendars
Reading Calendars (updated)
Almanacs: School Library Monthly

August

September


October

Trivia Answers for calendar
October 2: Holland, Michigan, which was founded in 1847 by Dutch immigrants and site of an annual tulip festival. The windmill was dismantled in Vinkel, Holland, and reassembled in Holland, Michigan, in 1965.
October 8: Australian Ken Warby broke the world water speed record by traveling 316.89 mph in his Spirit of Australia hydroplane.
October 10: Mosquitoes
October 20: The smallest designated unit of time – equivalent to .000000000000000000000001 second. That’s right; it’s with 23 zeroes!

Halloween
(includes "Who Stole the Candy..." game)
Halloween ideas


Halloween web hunt

November


Picture Book Month: "PB" Challenge print-outs




Thanksgiving
Scholastic's Thanksgiving Web Quest
Grade 4 - Quiz yourself
Grade 4 - Funny Fill in
Grade 5 - Web QUest

December






Christmas Activities

January

Reading Calendar Trivia Answers
January 7: Alexandre Godefoy in 1890
January 17: French fries
January 24: the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth
New Year's and Winter Activity Links

February

February 10: 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball
February 25: North America

Poetry Palette is a collection of words about favorite foods, colors, toys, movies, books

One Zillion Valentines: video

March


St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day Readers' Theater
Early Childhood Lessons
St. Patrick's Day videos
CyberHunt



April

April Reading Calendar Trivia:
April 15: H & R Block
Lang, J. Stephen. (1997) The Big Book of American Trivia. Carol Stream: IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
April 20: Edgar Allen Poe, Murders in the Rue Morgue, 1841
(2000 Librarian’s Engagement Calendar and Almanac)
April 23: Gottlieb Daimler
Quiz Quest 2. (2007) Boston, MA: Kingfisher.
April 27: 1937
(2000 Librarian’s Engagement Calendar and Almanac)

April Fool's Day lessons http://www.eslholidaylessons.com/04/april_fools_day.html

May

June
Summer Reading lists:
Scholastic http://www.scholastic.com/summerreading/pdfs/SummerChallenge2010BookList.pdf?eml=TNL/e/20100429/6-8