August Resources

August’s calendar has wonderful learning opportunities!  Here’s a resource list to help teach and learn throughout the month.

BIG List of Special Days in August, 2017  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2017/07/26/special-days-in-august-2017/


Specific August Themed Resources –

Presidents with August Birthdays

  • Barack Obama – Aug. 4, 1961
  • Herbert Hoover – Aug. 10, 1874
  • William Clinton – Aug. 19, 1946
  • Benjamin Harrison – Aug. 20, 1833
  • Lyndon B. Johnson – Aug. 27, 1908

Awesome learning resources for the presidents – https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/02/14/resources-for-presidents-day/

August Statehood Anniversaries

  • Colorado – Aug. 1, 1876
  • Missouri –  Aug. 10, 1821
  • Hawaii – Aug. 21, 1959

States and Countries Geography Resources –   https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2017/07/29/special-days-and-geography/

Special Days and Biographies –  How to and resources   https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2017/07/21/special-days-and-biographies/

Daily Specials for August  (I’ll be updating the daily specials with more resources as we go along through the month, so check back often for more!  And, if you have any special day resource favorites, be sure to let me know and I’ll edit them into the list. I appreciate all the help I can get!)

  • Aug. 8  –  Smokey the Bear Advertising Campaign begins 1944  –  History, games, wildfire facts and more –   http://smokeybear.com/

More Special Days Learning Resources  (for any month) https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2016/07/31/learning-resources-for-special-days/

August Special Days Activity Companion –  Marvelous collection of August Calendar Activities for classrooms, homeschools, families, after-school programs, recreational leaders, libraries, clubs and anyone who plans monthly activities for others. The idea suggestions within are suitable for all grade levels and ages and cover a variety of subjects.  https://www.etsy.com/listing/537295981/augusts-special-days-activity-companion?ref=shop_home_active_2

Happy August Learning!

betty jo

 

 

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