On February 2, the world will be watching to see if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow. Will there be six more weeks of winter? Whether Phil's shadow appears or not, fill your day with Phil connections to math, science, geography, and more.
Celebrate Groundhog Day with a bunch of activities, some Internet exploration, and a variety of groundhog games. Fun for all ages. Included: Two Internet teaching masters.
Do your students have questions about Groundhog Day? Treat them to an Internet Scavenger Hunt that will lead them to answers.
In recognition of Groundhog Day, we've selected the best of the Web for teaching about Groundhog Day.
Here are six books teachers can read to their students on Groundhog Day.
Student Work Sheets
On Valentine's Day, as on most other in-school holidays, excited students can create a classroom atmosphere that wreaks havoc with the learning process. Don't fight it! Join in the spirit -- with activities that celebrate the day without sacrificing instruction.
Valentine's Day means cinnamon hearts, conversation hearts, paper hearts -- and a "hearty" collection of activities for children. These lessons will put you in the loving spirit of the holiday.
This Valentine Hearts Investigation engages students in collecting data, making predictions, and graphing. Included: A student introductory page, student worksheet, and student data chart.
Write a story that includes the text of the candy conversation hearts you chose. (Grades 1-8)
What better time is there than Valentine's Day to teach your students about how the human heart works? Whether your students are preschoolers or high-schoolers, you're sure to find a site here that will unlock the mysteries of the heart.
An Internet scavenger hunt for students in grades 2-6.
In this article, Education World offers a list of lesson plans, including the history of Valentine's Day. The article also provides language arts lesson plans.
With this article, educators can find ten books they can use to teach their students about the value of friendship and kindness.
Teachers can access a number of lesson plans in language arts, mathematics, and more.
Super lessons for teaching about the presidents of the United States.
Tour the White House, design a presidential monument, more lesson ideas.
Use a popular childrens book about Abe Lincoln to teach the five parts of a letter. (Grades K-5)
Students research and create a "Meet Our Presidents" bulletin board display. (Grades K-12)
Students research and create president flip-up fact cards. Another nice bulletin board display. (Grades K-12)
Learn little-known facts with this printable activity. (Grades 3-8)
Students create simple timelines based on the life of Abe Lincoln. Other projects include painting Lincoln portraits. (Grades K-2)
Students determine how they measure up to Abe Lincoln.
Research a president and create a realistic interview based on that research. (Grades 5-12)
In this Internet buddy lesson, younger and older students team up to learn about Abe Lincoln. (Grades K-8)
Use online resources from presidential libraries to teach students about U.S. presidents.
Biographical, historical, and political resources abound.
Send your classroom sleuths on an Internet Scavenger Hunt for information about the 16th president. Or try another scavenger hunt, Know Your Presidents.
Not surprisingly, there's a wealth of information about Abraham Lincoln on the Web.
Students can learn all about him on the Internet -- by George.
Want a fast, fun, and easy way to learn about the U.S. presidents?
Details surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
With this article, teachers have access to a number of videos following the lives of popular U.S. Presidents.