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Saturday, August 1, 2009

August Lesson Plan Ideas

Lesson Plan Ideas For August
By: Teachnology Staff

Thinking of Lessons for August? Here are a number of
August themes you will want to include in your lessons.

1. August is National
Inventor´s Month - Learn about
past inventors and inventions. Consider holding a
science fair.

2. The 19th Amendment to
U.S. Constitution was ratified
on Aug. of 1920. Consider exploring
voting and elections.

3. August 16th is National
Tell a Joke Day. Have students
make up topic related jokes.

Bill Clinton was born on August 19th. Why not learn
about the highlights and challenges of his presidency?

5. August 26th is Women´s Equality Day. Explore
Women´s History.

This Week in History

1790: The first U.S. census estimated just under
4 miliion people.

1914: The first ship passes through the Panama Canal.

Inspiring Teacher Quote
"Education should turn out the pupil with some-
thing he knows well & something he can do well."
Alfred North Whitehead

Weekly Tips for Teachers
Issue 473: August 3, 2009

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