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Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month


Prior to the arrival of Europeans, indigenous populations were as varied as the stationary Mayas in the Yucatan and the nomadic Plains Indians. Explore Native American culture with the following lessons, activities, and resources for all grades.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Veterans Day Activities

November 11, 2014

Lesson plans, activities, and resources for all grade levels focus on wartime service and sacrifice.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Geography Awareness Week

November 16-22, 2014

The theme for Geography Awareness Week 2014 is The Future of Food. The following lessons and activities focus on how the geography of food affects - and connects - us all.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12


Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom

November 27, 2014

Celebrate the Thanksgiving season in the classroom and at home with lessons, quizzes, activities, games, trivia, books, and movies for all grade levels.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12