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May is host to a few notable holidays such as Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, and Memorial Day. It is also home to both National Space Day and National Astronaut Day. Use these activities and products to honor some of May's many events.

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National May 5 - Astronaut Day and May 7 National Space Day

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TCR8319 Activities for Unusual Holidays: Celebrating 38 Special Days in 38 Different Ways (Gr. 2–3)

TCR8319 Activities for Unusual Holidays: Celebrating 38 Special Days in 38 Different Ways (Gr. 2–3)
The activities in these books are low prep and rarely require more than everyday school supplies. Each day has an information page and an activity page for students to complete. Background information for each holiday is included so that teachers won't have to do any additional research. The activities develop [more]

Grade(s): 2-3
Pages: 80
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May 21 - Endangered Species Day

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TCR2691 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 2

TCR2691 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 2
Provide students with the skills they need to thoughtfully and critically analyze text. The resource includes 22 short, complex, high-interest reading passages that students are guided to read, summarize, reread, annotate, and discuss. Text-dependent questions prompt students to examine the passage’s meaning, purpose, vocabulary, and structure and to use textual [more]

Pages: 96
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TCR8320 Activities for Unusual Holidays: Celebrating 38 Special Days in 38 Different Ways (Gr. 4–5)

TCR8320 Activities for Unusual Holidays: Celebrating 38 Special Days in 38 Different Ways (Gr. 4–5)
The activities in these books are low prep and rarely require more than everyday school supplies. Each day has an information page and an activity page for students to complete. Background information for each holiday is included so that teachers won't have to do any additional research. The activities develop [more]

Grade(s): 4-5
Pages: 80
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May 31 - Memorial Day

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TCR3033 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities

TCR3033 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities
Introduce, teach, and celebrate the holidays with your students. This culturally diverse book is full of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, along with writing, speaking, listening, and craft activities. Relevant vocabulary is also included. Each of the twenty-two units covers a specific holiday. The reading passages and accompanying activities are [more]

Grade(s): 1-2
Pages: 128
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TCR3179 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities

TCR3179 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities
Introduce, teach, and celebrate the holidays with your students. This culturally diverse book is full of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, along with writing, speaking, listening, and craft activities. Relevant vocabulary is also included. Each of the twenty-two units covers a specific holiday. The reading passages and accompanying activities are [more]

Grade(s): 5-6
Pages: 128
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