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March 2015 – New Content on TeacherVision®

*Updated March 4, 2015

Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon

Are you looking to inject a little fun in the classroom, after enduring weeks of snow days, dreary weather, and missed lessons? Our new literature guides will spark critical thinking, intelligent discussion, and provide students with much-needed entertainment in the form of games, crafts, and adventure. Enjoy The Book of Three Common Core Teacher's Guide, Bringing Down the Mouse Curriculum Guide, Ken Jennings' Junior Genius Guides Series: Maps and Geography and Greek Mythology Classroom Guide, Teacher's Guide to David A. Carter's Pop-up Books, Ruby Redfort Code-Breaking Kit, Mindscape Curriculum Guide, and Mouseheart Common Core Curriculum Guide.

It's also important to address serious matters in the classroom, however; literature is an easy way to do this. Talk about modern racism with How It Went Down Common Core Teacher's Guide, anti-Semitism in World War II with Is It Night or Day? Common Core Teacher's Guide, right and wrong with The Grisha Trilogy Common Core Teacher's Guide, and the civil rights movement with Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcom X Common Core Curriculum Guide and Teaching About the Civil Rights Movement with Picture Books

Find more teaching resources for teaching literature on TeacherVision. For more March lesson ideas, including activities for Women's History Month, visit our 2015 Educators' Calendar.

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Children's Choice Book Awards
We love books! Encourage students to vote for their favorite children's book, author, and illustrator of the year at Funbrain and Poptropica. Teens can make their picks too. Read the complete list of nominated books, as well as related activities, and get voting!

April Calendar of Events
April is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: April Fool's Day (begins 4/1), Passover (begins sundown 4/3), Easter (4/5), Name Yourself Day (4/9), Encourage a Young Writer Day (4/10), Library Week (4/12-18), Volunteer Week (4/12-18), Holocaust Remembrance Day (begins sundown 4/15), Poison Prevention Week (4/15-21), Earth Day (4/22), Tell a Story Day (4/27), International Jazz Day (4/30). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Mathematics Education Month, National Poetry Month, and Youth Sports Safety Month!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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