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Eight Ways to Educate Kids During National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and classroom lessons provide crucial moments to spread the anti-bullying message. There are plenty of ways to teach about bullying in the classroom and encourage kids to courageously avoid bullying or stand up for others.

Activities to Celebrate Native American Day

Native American Day falls on the fourth Friday of every September, where people are encouraged to celebrate and learn about the culture and history of Native American tribes all over the country. EducationWorld has found some ideas for teachers to help their students learn more about Native Americans.

Lesson Booster: Censorship and Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week (Sept. 22-28) inspires this discussion guide, which helps grade 8-12 students put famous book-bannings in context.

Creative Writing: Greek Gods to Modern Superheroes

Students use critical thinking to compare Greek gods and myths to modern superheroes. Then they write about special characters who aid the modern world.

Lesson Plan Booster: Books Behind Popular Movies

This discussion guide helps students explore links between written works and popular films.

Lesson Plan Booster: Is Truth Stranger Than Fiction?

Students will be able to see how real-life experiences help an author to shape a fictional character he or she is creating.

Common Core Grammar Lesson: Homophones

Students learn the proper use of the homophone groups there/their/they’re and to/too/two. Includes: Student worksheets and answer key.