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#CelebrateWithDE – Shakespeare

#CelebrateWithDE – Shakespeare

Discovery Education celebrates the life and legacy of the greatest writer of English language and literature. April 23, 2016, marks 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, yet his works and the author himself remain as relevant and closely studied as ever.

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Lively Lessons: Easter Island

Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, was named by a Dutch explorer who landed there on Easter Sunday in 1722. Known for its giant, carved monuments, Easter Island is the richest site of the megaliths of the Pacific island groups.

In this Lively Lesson, students explore the cultural significance of these moai and the environmental impact of their carving and placement on the island.

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#CelebrateWithDE – St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, the feast of St. Patrick celebrates Ireland’s patron saint, but the many Irish who emigrated to other countries have helped make St. Patrick’s Day a secular holiday celebrating all things Irish. In this Lively Lesson, students create illuminated letters that represent St. Patrick.

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#CelebrateWithDE – International Women’s Day

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8 and Women’s History Month, we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women through the lens of language and authorship.

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Lively Lessons: #CelebrateWithDE – Women’s History Month

Today, women work in all jobs and hold important positions in companies and government, but women have worked hard to achieve this. Get to know some trailblazing women who changed history by helping others, fighting for equality, and gaining powerful political positions.

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#CelebrateWithDE – National Read Across America Day

#CelebrateWithDE and join FableVision and Discovery Education for a live read aloud from award-winning authors and illustrators Peter H. and Paul A. Reynolds. Use these activities with classes before, during, and after the live event to enrich and extend the learning experience.

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Lively Lessons: Celebrating and Supporting All Readers

Discovery Education joins teachers, students, parents, and communities in celebrating reading and instilling a love for literature at all ages. In this Lively Lesson, we share favorite literature series and resources in the Discovery Education library and instructional ideas for use in your classroom.

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