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March 2 is "Read Across America" Day
Resources and materials from NEA

It is also the birthday of Theodore Geisel, more commonly known as Dr.Seuss!

Visit Seussville to find out more about Dr. Seuss and his characters.
Also lots of fun games here!

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The Star Spangled Banner was adopted as our national anthem on March 3, 1931.

Words and music

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March 3 marks the beginning of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska.

Visit the official Iditarod website.

Look for these Iditarod books at your school or public library.

 

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March is Women's History Month
To learn more about famous women in history, click here.
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Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 11: Daylight Savings Time begins!

Spring forward, Fall back
is a little rhyme that can help you which way to set your clock.

Ever wonder why we have Daylight Savings Time? You can learn more by clicking here.

 

 

shamrockMarch 17 is St. Patrick's Day.

Visit the DLTK website for more information and activities.

Irish fairy tales from Apples4theteacher

 

 

 

+American Red Cross Month. Check out the list of titles on the American Red Cross Children's Reading List.
Look for these books at your school or public library.

Downloadable American Red Cross Coloring Book

 

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March 24 is Harry Houdini's birthday.

To learn some magic tricks to impress your friends and family, click here.

 

Author Birthdays in March:

March 5 - Mem Fox
March 8 - Robert Sabuda
March 11 - Wanda Gag
March 13 - Ellen Raskin
March 18 - Doug Florian
March 20- Lois Lowry
March 25 - Kate DiCamillo
March 27 - Dick King-Smith

 

music girlMarch is Music in Our Schools Month

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Visit these music links:

Listen by Instrument
Instruments of the Orchestra
Instruments of the Orchestra Quiz