Free Monthly Activities

September is often a month of transition, as teachers and students get settled into a new school routine. To fill in any gaps, try these activities that cover such curricular areas as language arts, social studies, and art.

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Read a Book Day (September 6)

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TCR8289 Rigorous Reading: An In-Depth Guide for Any Picture Book Gr 2-4

TCR8289 Rigorous Reading: An In-Depth Guide for Any Picture Book Gr 2-4
Use this customizable resource to help students dig deeper into the three modes—text, visual images, and design—picture books use to convey meaning and create a unique reading experience. This guide is organized by literary and visual elements. Each section includes teacher instructions that provide activity overviews, a quick guide that [more]

Grade(s): 2-4
Pages: 128
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TCR2972 Rigorous Reading: An In-Depth Guide for Any Novel Grade 3-5

TCR2972 Rigorous Reading: An In-Depth Guide for Any Novel Grade 3-5
Transform the reading of a great novel into a journey of discovery. This customizable resource offers incredible flexibility as you share and explore great literature with your students. The guide is organized by literary elements and includes Teacher Instructions that provide activity overviews. Student activities feature text-dependent questions that encourage [more]

Pages: 144
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TCR2973 Rigorous Reading: An In-Depth Guide for Any Novel Grade 6-Up

TCR2973 Rigorous Reading: An In-Depth Guide for Any Novel Grade 6-Up
Transform the reading of a great novel into a journey of discovery. This customizable resource offers incredible flexibility as you share and explore great literature with your students. The guide is organized by literary elements and includes Teacher Instructions that provide activity overviews. Student activities feature text-dependent questions that encourage [more]

Pages: 144
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International Dot Day (September 15)

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TCR5989 Start to Finish: More Dot-to-Dots Grade K-1

TCR5989 Start to Finish: More Dot-to-Dots Grade K-1
The activities in the Start to Finish series are fun, challenging, and a great way to practice a number of literary skills. Successfully completing these activities can be exciting and a great self-esteem builder. [more]

Grade(s): K-1
Pages: 64
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TCR3081 Art & Artists Through the Centuries

TCR3081 Art & Artists Through the Centuries
Students gain an appreciation for fine art by analyzing the distinct techniques used by more than 20 artists throughout history. Follow-up projects help students imitate those techniques. Included are biographies, vocabulary lists, and assessment guidelines. [more]

Grade(s): 3-8
Pages: 112
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U.S. Constitution Signed, 1787 (September 17)

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TCR3211 Spotlight on America: The Constitution

TCR3211 Spotlight on America: The Constitution
Enrich reading in the content areas as students discover the history of the Constitution and the people behind its creation. Students enjoy activities that include debating, public speaking, working with maps and timelines, a Readers Theater, and a simulation of a Constitutional Convention. [more]

Grade(s): 4-8
Pages: 64
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TCR3217 Spotlight on America: Elections

TCR3217 Spotlight on America: Elections
Enrich reading in the content areas as students discover the history of American elections and democracy. Students enjoy activities that include preparing and giving speeches, working with maps and timelines, and a simulation of Election Day. [more]

Grade(s): 4-8
Pages: 64
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