To your students, September probably means new friends, new books, and new and exciting adventures. But to meteorologists, September signifies an adventure of another kind. It's the peak month of the Atlantic hurricane season. Education World provides activities designed to help students understand this powerful force of nature.
A month with no holidays? Have students make up their own.
Lesson Plan of the Day
See lesson plans posted on recent days:
Write a rap lyric about a famous African-American. (Grades 3-12)
Memorable maps lesson shows a year of geography skill growth. (Grades K-12)
Great book activities for all year long. (Grades K-12)
Ten strategies for creating lively debates in the classroom. (Grades 3-12)
Every student deserves 60 seconds in the spotlight. (Grades 3-12)
See more Lesson Plans of the Day.
Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks Math Games With Joanne and Jane
This week: T-Ball Multiplication.
Vicki Cobbs Show-Biz Science
Learn why you shouldn't hold your nose around garbage.
Learning Game of the Week
You Can Count on Spelling game reinforces spelling, math.
A yearlong project creates a great end-of-year memento.
Special Activities for Back to School and More
Who Do You See at School?
Here I Am
Read About Staying Healthy
From the Learning Machine
Explore the coolest resources on the Web.
From the Science Machine
Use Science of Music to explore the topics of sound and music. (Grades 3-8)
From the Reading Machine
Chicken Stacker reinforces short vowel sounds. (Grades K-2)
From the Math Machine
Tickets Please! is a fun Web site for teaching addition. (Grades 1-2)
Teacher-Submitted Lesson Plans
Teacher Lesson #1
Teach the concepts of mutual respect, high expectations. (Grades 9-12)
Teacher Lesson #2
Experience bias, stereotyping with this grade 6-12 lesson.
Teacher Lesson #3
Compare Californias population in Gold Rush times to today.
Teacher Lesson #4
Older students create ABC books for younger students.
More Lesson Ideas
Technology Lesson Plans
Early Childhood Themes
Phonics Word Search
Bulletin Boards That Teach
"Getting To Know Us" Crossword -- Can students complete a crossword puzzle about themselves?
Month of Fun: August
See some timely, fun, and educational Web resources for kids:
Trains Word Search (Grades 2-5)
Printable Eyes Games and Puzzles (Grades 2-4)
Davy Crockett Cloze Activity (Grades 3-5)
Budget Odyssey Game (Grades 9-12)
School Days Crossword (Grades 3-5)
Lemonade Maze (Grades 3-12)
Hawaii Map Quiz (Grades 3-5)
Just for This Month!
See our August Month of Fun, August Word Search, and August Coloring Calendar. PLUS! Create your own work sheets for this months holidays and special days.