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EdHelper Ideas Book - Find Things You are Missing on EdHelper - April 2014 Issue
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     Kindergarten - April 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 1 - April 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 2 - April 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 3 - April 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 4 - April 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 5 - April 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 6 - April 2014 Ideas Book



April Read and Color Weekly Activity Books
             April Read and Color Activity Books



April Calendar
          Calendar Skills:  Complete the Calendar

April Classroom Helpers
             Mixed April Printables - borders, certificates, graphics (11 pages)
             Mixed April Printables (part 2) (10 pages)
April Analogies
             April Analogies
April Hidden Pictures
             April Hidden Pictures
             April Hidden Puzzle
             April Hidden Puzzle


April Monthly Math
   April Math


Math Lesson: Plotting Ordered Pairs to Make a Picture
        Plotting Ordered Pairs - smaller coordinate plane (Grades 1-4)

Plotting Ordered Pairs - smaller coordinate plane - student will also write what they think the picture is (Grades 1-4)

Plotting Ordered Pairs - larger coordinate plane (Grades 4-6)

Plotting Ordered Pairs - larger coordinate plane - student will also write what they think the picture is (Grades 4-6)


Hidden and Ponder the Picture for April
             April Ponder: The Butterfly Garden
             Fun Fantasies About April
             Silly Sights of April
             April Themes Puzzle


Printable Books
             Just Joking


Find the Differences and Ponder the Picture
             Find the Differences and Ponder the Picture Puzzle


April Draw the Picture
             Draw The Picture: April


Writing Lesson: What's Wrong
             Writing Lesson: Describe the things that are wrong in the picture


Weekly Reading Books

          Create Weekly Reading Books

Prepare for an entire week at once!


Learning Centers
             Learning Centers


April Biographies
     April 1 - Otto von Bismarck (grades 9-12)
     April 2 - Hans Christian Andersen (grades 4-6)
     April 2 - Sir Alec Guinness (grades 7-9)
     April 2 - Nicholas Murray Butler: His Role at Columbia University (grades 7-12)
     April 3 - Washington Irving (grades 4-6)
     April 3 - Jane Goodall (grades 5-7)
     April 3 - Marlon Brando (grades 6-8)
     April 4 - Multi-talented Maya Angelou (Birthday of Maya Angelou: grade 6)
     April 4 - Muddy Waters (grades 5-7)
     April 5 - Richard Peck: First Chapter Is Last (grades 4-5)
     April 6 - Raphael, One of the Big Three of the Renaissance (Raffaello Sanzio: grades 9-12)
     April 6 - Candace Cameron Bure (grades 7-9)
     April 8 - Kofi Annan (grades 7-9)
     April 9 - Winston Churchill (part 1) (Winston Churchill Day: grades 7-8)
     April 9 - Winston Churchill (part 2) (Winston Churchill Day: grades 7-8)
     April 9 - New Jersey's All-American - Paul Robeson (Paul Robeson: grades 5-6)
     April 9 - Margaret Peterson Haddix: Only In My Dreams (grades 6-7)
     April 10 - Birthday of Joseph Pulitzer (grade 7)
     April 10 - Mandy Moore's Life So Far (Mandy Moore: grades 5-6)
     April 13 - Where's Butch? (Butch Cassidy: grades 5-7)
     April 13 - John Biggers (grades 5-7)
     April 15 - Emma Thompson (grades 7-9)
     April 15 - Leonardo da Vinci, the Renaissance Multitasker (Leonardo da Vinci: grades 9-12)
     April 15 - Evelyn Ashford (grades 5-6)
     April 15 - Dara Torres, Olympic Swimmer (Dara Torres: grades 8-9)
     April 16 - Gertrude Chandler Warner (grades 4-6)
     April 16 - Charlie Chaplin (grades 5-7)
     April 19 - Birthday of Etheridge Knight (grade 5)
     April 21 - Long Live the Queen! (Queen Elizabeth II: grades 5-7)
     April 21 - Friedrich Froebel: The Man Who Started Kindergarten (grades 6-12)
     April 22 - Steve Fossett: American Adventurer (grades 5-6)
     April 23 - Shirley Temple (grades 4-6)
     April 26 - Career in a Closet (grades 5-6)
     April 28 - Saddam Hussein (grades 9-12)
     April 30 - Carl Friedrich Gauss, Mathematician (grades 6-8)


April Easy Readers: High Interest Reading
     April 2 - Famous for Fairy Tales (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 6 - The Arctic Traveler (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 8 - The "Hammer" (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 10 - Dreaming up Stories (Hi/Lo grades 3-5)
     April 12 - Written Story-Telling (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 13 - In A Big Way (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 14 - Helen's Teacher (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 16 - Yankee Numbers (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 17 - Doctor on the Court (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 18 - The Midnight Ride (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 21 - Funny Lady (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 21 - A Time Machine into the Past (Hi/Lo grades 4-5)
     April 25 - Is It Real? (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 27 - The Smallest One (Ludwig Bemelmans: Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 29 - Dale Earnhardt, Sr.: Earning Hearts (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     April 30 - Mr. Spud (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)


April Daily Theme Units
     April 1 - No April Fool (April Fool's Day: grades 3-4)
     April 1 - Easter Bonnets (Straw Hat Month: grades 1-2)
     April 1 - Surviving April Fools' Day (grades 4-6)
     April 1 - Talking Around the World (grades 1-3)
     April 1 - Very Curious Music (grades 1-3)
     April 1 - Work Can Be Fun (high interest - low reading level)
     April 2 - Keep America Beautiful for All of Us! (Keep America Beautiful Month: grades 2-3)
     April 2 - Worn Out Batteries (Check Your Batteries Day: grades 3-4)
     April 2 - Healthier Baking (grade 3)
     April 3 - Mule Days (Mule Day: grades 5-6)
     April 3 - A Pair of Donkeys (grade 4)
     April 3 - Giddy-Up! (high interest - low reading level)
     April 4 - The Golden Rule (Golden Rule Week: grades 2-3)
     April 4 - Release from the Library (Library Book Day: grades 3-4)
     April 4 - Library Books, Library Card (grades 2-3)
     April 4 - Roberto Luongo (grades 5-8)
     April 4 - A Strange Pet for an Odd Girl (high interest - low reading level)
     April 5 - Karaís Kite and the Big Wind (National Kite Month: grades 1-2)
     April 5 - The Kite that Served the Navy (National Kite Month: grades 6-7)
     April 5 - Day of Trees in South Korea (grades 5-7)
     April 5 - Helpful and Safe (high interest - low reading level)
     April 6 - You Say Toe-may-toe, I Say Toe-mah-toe (Fresh Tomato Day: grade 4)
     April 6 - Genocide Commemoration Day in Rwanda (grades 5-7)
     April 7 - No More Housework (No Housework Day: grades 3-4)
     April 7 - No Cleaning Today! (grade 2)
     April 8 - Jonasí Surprise (Found Treasure: grades 5-6)
     April 8 - Tutors Tutor (Tutor Appreciation Day: grades 3-4)
     April 8 - Retiring from the Zoo (grade 3)
     April 8 - Hank Aaron (high interest - low reading level)
     April 9 - Discontent in Story Land (Stories Day: grades 3-4)
     April 9 - A Magic Place (National Garden Week: grade 1)
     April 9 - Lisa's Picnic (Egg Salad Week: grades 1-2)
     April 9 - Grandpa's Stories (high interest - low reading level)
     April 9 - Name Yourself Day (grades 4-6)
     April 10 - Beauty from Rags (grades 5-6)
     April 10 - Rag Rug, Red Room (grades 3-4)
     April 10 - Keeping Them Safe (high interest - low reading level)
     April 11 - Write Your Memoirs (Write Your Memoirs Day: grades 5-6)
     April 11 - Dad's in a Submarine (high interest - low reading level)
     April 12 - It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Cookie? (Look Up at the Sky Day: grades 3-4)
     April 12 - Licorice (Licorice Day: grades 5-6)
     April 13 - "Itís Your Fault!" (Blame Someone Else Day: grades 2-3)
     April 13 - Mistakes You Can't Erase (Rubber Eraser Day: grades 3-4)
     April 13 - The Biggest Water Fight Ever (Thailandís New Year: grades 7-8)
     April 14 - "It's Hard Work!" (International Moment of Laughter Day: grade 1)
     April 14 - The Wildest Guess (Wild Guess Day: grades 2-3)
     April 15 - Draw Like da Vinci (Leonardo da Vinci: grades 5-6)
     April 15 - Art in the Heart (high interest - low reading level)
     April 15 - The Sinking of the Titanic (high interest - low reading level)
     April 16 - Pajama Day at School (Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day: grades 3-4)
     April 16 - Stress, What a Mess! (Stress Awareness Day: grade 5)
     April 16 - I'm a Poet and I Know It (Young People's Poetry Week: grades 1-2)
     April 17 - Top Ten Facts about Thornton Wilder (Birthday of Thornton Wilder: grade 6)
     April 17 - Ellis Island Family History Day (grade 1)
     April 17 - Music on a Platter (grades 1-3)
     April 17 - Grandma's Treasures (grades 1-3)
     April 17 - The Morzov Tree (grades 1-3)
     April 18 - Positive Reflections (Stained Glass Day: grades 6-7)
     April 18 - Stained Glass Wedding (grade 3)
     April 18 - Kenny's Collection (grades 1-3)
     April 19 - The Marathon (Boston Marathon Day: grades 4-5)
     April 19 - Couch to 5K to Marathon (high interest - low reading level)
     April 20 - Thatís Punny! (Humor Month: grade 2)
     April 20 - Teasing? Not So Much (grade 3)
     April 20 - Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? (grade 4)
     April 20 - Visiting the Smokies (high interest - low reading level)
     April 21 - The Best Librarian (Thank You School Librarian Day: grades 5-6)
     April 21 - Tiradentes Day in Brazil (grades 5-7)
     April 21 - Yes, I Can! (Kindergarten Day: grade 1)
     April 22 - The Great Jelly Bean Hunt (National Jelly Bean Day: grade 1)
     April 22 - Celebrating Earth Day (high interest - low reading level)
     April 22 - A Funny Bean! (grades 4-6)
     April 22 - Ten Ways to Help the Earth (grades 3-5)
     April 23 - The Home Run Contest (Home Run Day: grades 3-4)
     April 23 - Your Copyrights (World Book and Copyright Day: grades 5-6)
     April 24 - Horse Celebration Day in Turkmenistan (grades 5-7)
     April 24 - Become a Junior Ranger (National Park Day: grades 2-3)
     April 24 - Tinkertoys and Tiddly Winks (National TV Turn-Off Week: grade 1)
     April 24 - The World's Largest Library (grades 6-8)
     April 25 - The Man Who Named America (Martin Waldseemuller Remembrance Day: grades 7-8)
     April 25 - A Fishy Picnic (Tuna Sandwich Day: grade 3)
     April 26 - All About Pretzels (Pretzel Day: grades 4-5)
     April 26 - The Telescope (Sky Awareness Week: grades 6-8)
     April 26 - In the Red! (grade 3)
     April 27 - Weeds (National Volunteer Week: grades 2-3)
     April 27 - Cedroís Service (National Volunteer Week: grades 5-6)
     April 27 - Julius Sterling Morton (Arbor Day: grades 3-4)
     April 27 - The House of Ruth (Babe Ruth Day: grade 1)
     April 27 - Three Trees (Arbor Day: grade 1)
     April 28 - Mutiny on the Bounty (grades 9-10)
     April 28 - Yuck! (Sense of Smell Day: grades 1-2)
     April 29 - Porric the Penguin (Penguin Day: grades 2-3)
     April 29 - Heirloom Quilt (grade 3)
     April 30 - Let's Be Honest! (National Honesty Day: grades 4-5)
     April 30 - Hey, Yo-yo! (Yo-yo Day: grades 3-4)
     April 30 - Adrian's Worst Day (grades 1-3)


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