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Friday, April 3, 2009

April Lesson Plan Ideas

Teaching Tip: April Lesson Plan Ideas
By: Christy Snider McCormick, Secondary Mathematics

Here are some April lesson ideas for your class.

1. Earth Month- Relate the Earth to something you see everyday.
2. National Humor Month- Make subject related jokes.
3. National Poetry Month- Write a love poem to Earth.
4. National Youth Sports Safety Month- Calculate the speed of collisions in a local sport.
5. National Frog Month- Write as if you were a frog.
6. April Fools´ Day- Convince students they are going on a crazy field trips.
7. Income Tax Day- You win a big prize. How much does Uncle Sam let you have?

This Week in History
1858: A Pencil with an attached eraser patented.
1918: Daylight savings time is first observed in the US.

“Teach a child how to think, not what to think.”— Sidney Sugarman

Written and Taken FromTeachnology Newsletter at

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