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EdHelper Ideas Book - Find Things You are Missing on EdHelper - December 2013 Issue
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     Kindergarten - December 2013 Ideas Book

Grade 1 - December 2013 Ideas Book

Grade 2 - December 2013 Ideas Book

Grade 3 - December 2013 Ideas Book

Grade 4 - December 2013 Ideas Book

Grade 5 - December 2013 Ideas Book

Grade 6 - December 2013 Ideas Book



December Read and Color Weekly Activity Books
             December Read and Color Activity Books



December Calendar
          Calendar Skills:  Complete the Calendar

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


December Monthly Math
   December 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 December
             Fun Fantasies About December
             Silly Sights of December
             Silly Sights of December


Find the Differences and Ponder the Picture for December
             Snowball Fight!


Weekly Reading Books

          Create Weekly Reading Books

Prepare for an entire week at once!


Learning Centers
             Learning Centers


December Biographies
     December 1 - Jan Brett (grades 4-6)
     December 2 - Georges Seurat, the Artist Who Made His Point (Georges Seurat: grades 9-12)
     December 5 - "Charge!"—The Story of General Custer (General Custer: grades 6-8)
     December 6 - Forever Endora (Agnes Moorehead: grades 6-8)
     December 8 - Mary, Queen of Scots (Mary Stewart: grades 8-9)
     December 8 - Mary, Queen of Scots, Part 1 - Baby Queen (grades 6-7)
     December 8 - Mary, Queen of Scots, Part 2 - Queen of Sorrows (grades 6-9)
     December 9 - Clarence Birdseye (grades 5-7)
     December 10 - Ada Lovelace, the Computer Countess (Ada Lovelace: grades 9-12)
     December 12 - Tracy Austin (grades 5-6)
     December 12 - Bob Barker (grades 7-8)
     December 13 - Dick Van Dyke (grades 6-7)
     December 14 - Nostradamus (grades 7-9)
     December 15 - Nero (grades 7-9)
     December 16 - Jane Austen (grades 5-7)
     December 16 - Coming of Age in America — The Life of Margaret Mead (Margaret Mead: grades 7-9)
     December 17 - Arthur Fiedler (grades 6-8)
     December 19 - Eve Bunting, Author (Eve Bunting: grades 5-6)
     December 25 - Ethnic Smorgasbord (grades 5-6)
     December 25 - Pam Munoz Ryan--Ethnic Smorgasbord (grades 5-6)
     December 26 - Ulysses S. Grant, Part 1 (Ulysses S. Grant: grades 6-8)
     December 26 - Ulysses S. Grant, Part 2 (Ulysses S. Grant: grades 6-8)
     December 27 - Louis Pasteur - Scientist or Plagiarist, Part 1 (Louis Pasteur: grades 9-11)
     December 27 - Louis Pasteur - Scientist or Plagiarist, Part 2 (Louis Pasteur: grades 9-11)
     December 30 - Tiger Woods (grades 9-12)


December Easy Readers: High Interest Reading
     December 1 - Tired of Giving In (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 1 - Ice Desert (Hi/Lo grades 3-4)
     December 2 - A "Giant" Emperor (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 8 - Baby Queen (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 10 - So Raven (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 11 - The Brickyard (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 13 - Queen of Light (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 14 - Home of the Pole (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 16 - Circles, Squares, and Lines (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 18 - Do Not Pass Go (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 18 - "The Georgia Peach" (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 21 - "Heigh-ho" (Heigh-ho: Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 22 - One of the Boys (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 23 - One, Two, Three... (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 24 - Mr. "Spruce Goose" (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 25 - A Singing Pirate (Hi/Lo grades 3-4)
     December 28 - Beans and Bingo (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     December 29 - The "Lone Star" Is Not Lonely (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)


December Daily Theme Units
     December 1 - Pie Day Sale (Pie Day: grades 2-3)
     December 1 - TV Dinner, Anyone? (TV Dinner Day: grades 5-6)
     December 2 - Fritter Frenzy (National Fritters Day: grades 6-7)
     December 2 - Cookie Cutter Shark (Cookie Cutter Week: grades 1-2)
     December 2 - What Is Special Education? (Special Education Day: grades 2-3)
     December 2 - Tricia's Top-Notch Presents (grades 4-6)
     December 3 - Justice for Cammie (International Day of the Disabled Person: grades 4-5)
     December 3 - Roof Raising (high interest - low reading level)
     December 4 - I HaveANT Got Brown Shoes! (Wear Brown Shoes Day: grades 1-2)
     December 4 - You're Not Wearing Those, Are You? (grade 3)
     December 5 - Walt Disney (Walt Disney's birthday: grades 6-7)
     December 5 - The King's Birthday in Thailand (Wan Chalerm - The King's Birthday in Thailand: grades 6-8)
     December 6 - Who Was St. Nicholas? (St. Nicholas Day: grades 6-8)
     December 6 - Independence Day in Finland (Finnish Independence Day: grades 6-8)
     December 7 - Grandpapa Remembers (Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: grades 4-5)
     December 7 - Earthquake Mourning Day in Armenia (December 7 Daily theme: grades 4-6)
     December 7 - A Winter Surprise (National Cotton Candy Day: grade 1)
     December 7 - A Teen at Pearl Harbor (grades 5-6)
     December 8 - James Thurber, Author and Cartoonist (James Thurber's birthday: grades 6-7)
     December 8 - The Brownie Baking Contest (National Brownie Day: grades 4-5)
     December 8 - Falkland Islands Battle Day (grades 6-8)
     December 9 - Making Memories with Pastry (Pastry Day: grades 3-4)
     December 9 - Seeking Orion the Hunter (New Moon (Orion the Hunter): grades 7-8)
     December 9 - Horse Sense (Day of the Horse: grades 4-5)
     December 9 - The Horse Watching Day (grades 4-6)
     December 10 - Emily Dickinson (Emily Dickinson's birthday: grades 6-7)
     December 10 - A Special Request (Operation Santa Paws Week: grades 2-3)
     December 11 - Books Worth a Million (Read a New Book Month: grades 3-4)
     December 11 - The Need to Read (Read a New Book Month: grades 5-6)
     December 11 - Up and Down, Up and Down (International Mountain Day: grades 1-2)
     December 11 - Mountains to Climb! (grades 4-6)
     December 12 - Fun Every Month (Bonza Bottler Day: grades 5-6)
     December 12 - The Poinsettia Parade (Poinsettia Day: grades 3-4)
     December 12 - Guadalupe Day in Mexico (grades 4-6)
     December 12 - The Sweetest House (Gingerbread House Day: grades 1-2)
     December 12 - The Geminids Meteor Shower (grades 6-8)
     December 13 - What Is a Cliche? (Cliche Day: grades 3-4)
     December 13 - Ice Cream and Violins (grade 5)
     December 14 - A Tie Story (National Tie Month: grades 5-6)
     December 14 - Something's Fishy! (grade 3)
     December 15 - The Bill of Rights (Bill of Rights Day: grades 8-9)
     December 15 - Hooray for the Underdog (Underdog Day: grades 1-2)
     December 16 - Beethoven's Birthday (Beethoven’s Birthday: grades 3-4)
     December 16 - Reconciliation Day in South Africa (Daily theme: grades 6-8)
     December 16 - Go Get Some Sleep! (grades 4-5)
     December 17 - Tiger Underdogs! (grades 3-4)
     December 17 - Maple Pancakes (grade 5)
     December 18 - Keep the Holidays Stress Free! (National Stress Free Holiday Month: grades 3-4)
     December 18 - Occupation: Funmaker — Steven Spielberg (Steven Spielberg: grades 7-8)
     December 18 - BINGO! (grades 3-4)
     December 19 - The Story of Scrooge ("A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published in 1843: high interest - low reading level)
     December 20 - Why Learn a Foreign Language (International Language Week: grades 5-6)
     December 21 - Fawn Meets Winter (First Day of Winter: grade 1)
     December 21 - Explorer's Triumph (Phileas Fogg Wins a Wager Day: grades 6-8)
     December 21 - Winter Solstice (grades 5-7)
     December 21 - The Seasons (grades 3-6)
     December 21 - Look at the Bright Side (grades 3-5)
     December 22 - Can Do, Not Can't Do (Abilities Day: grades 3-4)
     December 23 - The Legend of the Popcorn Ball (Popcorn Popping Day: grades 2-3)
     December 23 - Emperor's Birthday in Japan (grades 4-6)
     December 23 - The Popcorn Prince (Popcorn Popping Day: grades 4-6)
     December 24 - A Slovak Christmas Eve (grades 6-7)
     December 25 - Pumpkin Pie Holiday (grades 2-3)
     December 26 - Boxing Day (grades 5-6)
     December 26 - Betsy's Christmas (grades 3-5)
     December 27 - Don't Be a Fruitcake! (National Fruitcake Day: grades 1-2)
     December 28 - Instant Chocolate Messages (National Chocolate Day: grades 4-5)
     December 28 - Cookies for the Neighbors (Hi Neighbor Week: grade 1)
     December 28 - Too Much Chocolate (National Chocolate Day: grades 2-3)
     December 29 - Hot, Hot, Pepper Pot (Daily: grade 2)
     December 30 - Rudyard Kipling (Rudyard Kipling's Birthday: grades 6-7)
     December 30 - Big Change. Last Minute. (grades 5-6)
     December 31 - Russian New Year (grades 4-6)
     December 31 - Nan Makes Up Her Mind (Make Up Your Mind Day: grades 1-2)
     December 31 - Ghana Revolution Day (grades 5-7)


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