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Heroes – Resources for Teachers

Discover the impact of heroes past and present, with these lessons, activities, and printables. Honor veterans, civil-rights activists, suffragists, medical personnel, community workers, family members, and more. Find creative writing activities about the immigrant experience, historical time lines of the civil rights movement, slideshows of famous women suffragists, art activities for celebrating community helpers, lesson plans for learning more about wars and the soldiers who fight them, and much more.

War Heroes & Veterans

ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
Remembrance Day Quiz
Memorial Day Word Fill-In
What Is Veterans Day?
Veterans Day Commemoration Activities
Veterans Day Newspaper
The Story of Veterans Day
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
Veterans Day – Teacher Resources
Memorial Day Teacher Resources
More Resources on Veterans

Suffragists & Women's-Rights Heroes

Queen Elizabeth II Quiz
Leaders in U.S. Women's Suffrage Movement
Women's Rights, Suffrage & Equality
Women's History Videos & Activities
Learn About Susan B. Anthony
Top 15 Women's History Month Activities
International Women's Day
Popular Women's History Printables
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Teacher's Guide
Queen Elizabeth II Quiz
More Resources on Women's Suffrage & Equality

Other Heroes of Women's History

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
Hero/Heroine Writing Activity
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring
Learn About Pocahontas
Betsy Ross Little Book
The Miracle Worker
The Miracle Worker: Synopsis, Ideas, and Writing Connections
Readers Theater Script: Little House on the Prairie
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: Sacagawea Biography
More U.S. Women's History Resources

Civil-Rights Heroes

Nelson Mandela Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"
Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities
Martin Luther King Jr Coloring Page
Martin Luther King Jr, Civil Rights Leader
The Civil Rights Movement
Rosa Parks Coloring Page
The Life and Accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr.
Pictorial Timeline of Dr. Martin Luther King's Life
Martin Luther King Jr. Wordsearch
More Popular Resources on Civil Rights

Other African-American Heroes

African Folk Tales: Background Information
Indentured Servants' Experiences 1600-1700
Maniac Magee Literature Guide
Slavery & The Civil War – Videos & Activities
A Raisin in the Sun
Top 10 Black History Month Worksheets (6-12)
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Cultures Day Project Ideas
"I Have a Dream" Little Book
Jackie Robinson Biography & Activities
More Black History Month Resources

Community Helpers

Community Helpers: Matching
Fire Department Word Search
I Want to Be a Police Officer
Use Service-Learning to Enhance Your Curriculum
I Want to Be a Firefighter
Community Helpers Writing Activity
Community Helpers
Job Fair
Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms
Police and Firefighter Patterns
More Resources on Community Helpers


Nurse/EMT Hat
Appreciation Cards


Florence Nightingale Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
The Gingerbread Man
Occupations with the Largest Job Growth, 2004–2014
National Labor Organizations


I Want to Be a Doctor
Doctor and Dentist Patterns
Elizabeth Blackwell Biography
Jerry Spinelli Biography
African-American Scientists
Women and Work
Business Then and Now


Teacher Appreciation Week
Substitute Teacher Information
Miss Nelson is Missing
Parent/Teacher Relations
If I Were the Teacher
Anne Sullivan Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Preparing for the Interview
Postage Stamps for Heroes
Very Best Gifts for Teachers
Educational Quotes
More Resources about Teachers


My Family
Mother's Day Writing Ideas
Mother's Day Worksheet
Top 10 Mother's Day Printables (K-3)
Roses for Mother's Day
Mother's Day Card
Mother's Day Printable Book (K-3)
Promise Coupon
A Chair for My Mother
Favorite Mother's Day Activities Slideshow
More Mother's Day


Top 10 Father's Day Worksheets (K-3)
Father's Day Presents
Favorite Father's Day Activities Slideshow
Father's Day Card
Animal Fathers
A Father's Day Card
Make a Father's Day Card
Father's Day Quiz
More Father's Day Resources

Other Resources about Heroes

An Autobiographical Poem
We Beat the Street Discussion Guide
Firefighter's Hat
The Miracle Worker: Questions to Consider
Jerry Spinelli on Milkweed
The Miracle Worker -- The Challenge
Who's in the News Bulletin Board
The Miracle Worker: Project Ideas
Famous Survivors
Police Officer Hat

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Earth Day
Kids love hearing about the Earth and ways we can be better to our environment! We've gathered some great resources to help you celebrate Earth Day (April 22) with your class. Some of our most popular activities include this Pollution Matching Worksheet, Recycling Videos and Activities, and Renewable and Non-renewable Energy Worksheet, Recycled Art Lesson Plan, and a Trash & Climate Change Activities Packet!

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April Calendar of Events
April is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Encourage a Young Writer Day (4/10), Library Week (4/10-16), Passover Begins (4/22), Earth Day (4/22), Tell a Story Day (4/27), and International Dance Day (4/20). Plus, celebrate Math Education Month, Poetry Month, Garden Month, School Library Month all April long!

Coding & Computer Science
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