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EdHelper Ideas Book - Find Things You are Missing on EdHelper - May/June 2014 Issue
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     Kindergarten - May/June 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 1 - May/June 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 2 - May/June 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 3 - May/June 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 4 - May/June 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 5 - May/June 2014 Ideas Book

Grade 6 - May/June 2014 Ideas Book



May Read and Color Weekly Activity Books
             May Read and Color Activity Books



May Calendar
          Calendar Skills:  Complete the Calendar

May Classroom Helpers
             Mixed May Printables - borders, certificates, graphics (21 pages)
May Analogies
             May Analogies
May Hidden Pictures
             May Hidden Pictures


May Monthly Math
   May 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 May
             Ponder the Picture - Mystery May in Mexico
             Fun Fantasies About May
             Silly Sights of May
             May Theme Puzzle


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


Ponder the Picture for May
             Ponder the Picture of the Fair


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


Weekly Reading Books

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Learning Centers
             Learning Centers


May Biographies
     May 1 - Scott Carpenter (grades 9-12)
     May 2 - Dr. Spock (Benjamin Spock: grades 4-6)
     May 2 - Curses! Foiled again! (Manfred "The Red Baron" von Richthofen: grades 6-8)
     May 3 - Niccolo Machiavelli (grades 9-12)
     May 3 - Jacob Riis (grades 6-8)
     May 3 - Sweetness in the Ring - Sugar Ray Robinson (Sugar Ray Robinson: grades 6-7)
     May 3 - Laura Towne (grades 5-7)
     May 4 - Frederick E. Church, Landscape Artist Extraordinaire (Frederick E. Church: grades 9-12)
     May 4 - Horace Mann, Father of American Public School Education (grades 5-7)
     May 5 - Leo Lionni (grades 4-6)
     May 5 - Nellie Bly: A Pioneer for Women's Rights (grades 6-8)
     May 6 - Orson Welles (grades 7-9)
     May 7 - The Great Johnny U. (Johnny Unitas: grades 4-6)
     May 7 - Johannes Brahms (grades 9-12)
     May 10 - Judith Jamison (grades 9-10)
     May 10 - Ellen Lauri Ochoa: World's First Hispanic Woman Astronaut (grades 5-7)
     May 11 - Melting Clocks and Salvador Dali (Salvador Dali: grades 5-6)
     May 13 - Will Steger, Polar Adventurer (grades 4-6)
     May 14 - Biography of Dicey Langston (Dicey Langston: grades 6-8)
     May 17 - Gary Paulsen (grades 5-7)
     May 17 - Enya (grades 6-7)
     May 19 - Pol Pot (grades 9-12)
     May 20 - Mary Pope Osborne (grades 4-6)
     May 21 - Albrecht Dürer, the Greatest German Artist (Albrecht Dürer: grades 9-12)
     May 22 - Arnold Lobel (grades 5-7)
     May 22 - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (grades 6-8)
     May 23 - Hergé and The Adventures of Tintin (Hergé: grades 5-7)
     May 23 - Scott O'Dell-Stories From... (grades 4-5)
     May 24 - Robert Bateman, Canadian Wildlife Artist (Robert Bateman: grades 5-7)
     May 26 - You've Come a Long Way, Kemosabe (Jay Silverheels: grades 7-9)
     May 27 - Amelia Jenks Bloomer: Fashion Trend Setter (grades 5-7)
     May 29 - Search for Sadako (grades 4-6)
     May 30 - Mel Blanc - the Man with 1,000 Voices (Mel Blanc: grades 5-6)


May Easy Readers: High Interest Reading
     May 3 - Skyscraping Tower (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 6 - The Wonder Tunnel (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 7 - Johnny Unitas (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 13 - Yay for Moms! (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 13 - Feeling Music (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 14 - May the Force Be With You (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 15 - The Wizard's Wizard (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 19 - The Greatest Show (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 20 - "Yabba Dabba Doo!" (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 22 - "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 25 - Puppets of Oz (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 26 - Who Knew? (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 28 - A Sports Great (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 29 - "Larry Bird Ball" (Hi/Lo grades 2-3)
     May 29 - School Matters (Hi/Lo grades 3-5)


May Daily Theme Units
     May 1 - A Day for Mother Goose (Mother Goose Day: grades 1-2)
     May 1 - May Day (grades 5-7)
     May 1 - An Egg-cellent Lunch (grades 2-4)
     May 1 - And It Is Free! (grades 1-3)
     May 1 - A Very Busy Man (high interest - low reading level)
     May 2 - Suicide Prevention (National Suicide Awareness Week: grades 7-12)
     May 2 - A Report on the National Day of Prayer (National Day of Prayer: grades 5-6)
     May 2 - Always the Same Thing (Eat Dessert First Day: grades 3-4)
     May 3 - Looking for Treasure with Billion Dollar Satellites (Geocaching Is Born: grades 4-5)
     May 3 - Sit Up Straight! (grade 3)
     May 3 - Like Everyone Else (grades 1-3)
     May 3 - The Godfather of Soul (high interest - low reading level)
     May 4 - Barbeque or Cooking Out? (Barbeque Day: grades 3-4)
     May 4 - Orange You Glad You Drink It? (grades 4-5)
     May 4 - My Favorite Teacher (grades 1-3)
     May 4 - Bach's Favorite Bird? (grades 6-8)
     May 5 - Children's Day in Japan and South Korea (grades 4-6)
     May 5 - Grand Opening! (grades 3-4)
     May 5 - Grumpy Jerry (grades 1-3)
     May 5 - Mutiny! (high interest - low reading level)
     May 5 - Cinco de Mayo (grades 6-8)
     May 6 - Thank Your Teachers (National Teacher Day: grades 3-4)
     May 6 - The Penny Black (World's 1st postage stamp: grade 2)
     May 7 - A Schedule and a Chart (National Organizing Week: grades 4-5)
     May 7 - Stickers and Bananas (The Great American Grump Out: grades 3-4)
     May 7 - Just Right (International Tuba Day: grade 1)
     May 8 - The Inventors of Coca-Cola (Invention of Coca-Cola: grades 5-7)
     May 8 - Pemberton's Drink (Coca-Cola Invented: grades 7-8)
     May 8 - I Hate Socks! (No Socks Day: grade 1)
     May 8 - I Love Trains (grades 1-3)
     May 8 - V-E Day (grades 6-8)
     May 9 - Victory Day in Russia (grades 5-7)
     May 9 - Salsa - Mild, Medium, or Hot? (National Salsa Month: grades 5-6)
     May 9 - Buffalo Bill (high interest - low reading level)
     May 10 - The Runaway Snake (National Clean Up Your Room Day: grade 1)
     May 10 - Clean Your --No-- MY Room (grades 5-6)
     May 10 - The Biggest Hamburger You Can Buy (grades 1-3)
     May 11 - She's Not Old! (Older Americans Month: grade 3)
     May 11 - Not Like Yours (Mother's Day: grade 1)
     May 11 - Slow Down (high interest - low reading level)
     May 12 - Wilson Trumble’s Wonderfully Silly Day (Limerick Day: grades 5-6)
     May 12 - Native American Rights Day (grades 6-7)
     May 12 - It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over (high interest - low reading level)
     May 13 - Tulips, Turkey, and Wooden Shoes (Tulip Day: grades 5-6)
     May 13 - Jump Right In! (Frog Jumping Day: grade 1)
     May 13 - Bullfrogs (grades 3-5)
     May 14 - Dancing Like a Chicken (Dance like a Chicken Day: grades 2-3)
     May 14 - He Likes to Bike (high interest - low reading level)
     May 15 - L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (grades 4-6)
     May 15 - She Can't Sing! (high interest - low reading level)
     May 16 - Charles Elmer Hires - Inventor of Root Beer (Root Beer Invented: grades 7-8)
     May 16 - Michael’s Monkeys (National Sea Monkey Day: grade 1)
     May 16 - Chicken Lips and Lizard Hips (Dulcimer Days: grade 1)
     May 16 - Purple Pup (Wear Purple Day: grades 4-5)
     May 17 - To Serve and Protect (Police Week: grade 4)
     May 17 - Edward Jenner and the Smallpox Vaccine, Part 1 (grades 5-6)
     May 17 - Edward Jenner and the Smallpox Vaccine, Part 2 (grades 5-6)
     May 18 - Gary of the Jungle (Youth Against Violence Day: grade 2)
     May 18 - Marisa’s Decision (Youth Against Violence Day: grades 5-6)
     May 18 - The Family Reunion (Visit Your Relatives Day: grade 1)
     May 18 - Flowers and Memories (grades 4-5)
     May 18 - Volcano! (grades 4-6)
     May 19 - Bikes, Boo-boos, and Band-Aids (Band-Aid Day: grade 1)
     May 19 - Outdoor Games (National Backyard Games Week: grades 4-5)
     May 19 - Queen Victoria (Victoria Day: grades 7-8)
     May 19 - The Queen Who Wore Black (Victoria Day: grades 3-4)
     May 19 - Victoria Day (grades 6-8)
     May 20 - Carats, Cubits, and Gills (Weights and Measures Day: grades 5-7)
     May 20 - Strawberry Pickin' Time! (grades 4-5)
     May 21 - A Visit to the Diner (National Wait Staff Day: grades 3-4)
     May 21 - The Patchwork Doll (I Need a Patch for That Day: grade 1)
     May 22 - What is Biodiversity? (International Day for Bio Diversity: grades 8-9)
     May 22 - Herb Garden (grades 4-5)
     May 23 - Penny's Pennies (Penny Day: grade 2)
     May 23 - A Place for Mabel (World Turtle Day: grades 3-4)
     May 23 - The Taffy Pull (National Taffy Day: grades 1-2)
     May 23 - Box Turtle Babies (grades 2-4)
     May 24 - All That Jazz (International Jazz Day: grades 7-8)
     May 24 - About Asparagus (About Asparagus Day: grades 4-5)
     May 25 - The Tap Dance Day Performance (National Tap Dance Day: grades 5-6)
     May 25 - Africa Day (grades 5-7)
     May 25 - Tap, Tap, Dance, Dance (grade 4)
     May 26 - Grandma's Family Tradition (Memorial Day: grades 5-6)
     May 26 - Memorial Day (grades 7-8)
     May 26 - To Serve and Protect (Peace Officer Memorial Day: grades 4-5)
     May 26 - Ana Rosa's First Memorial Day (Memorial Day: grades 3-4)
     May 26 - Cherry Blossom Desserts (grade 5)
     May 27 - The Invention of Masking Tape (grades 4-6)
     May 27 - American Modern Dance (Isadora Duncan's Birth Date: grades 5-7)
     May 27 - Rachel Carson, Environmentalist (grades 4-5)
     May 27 - Rachel Carson, Founder of the Environmental Movement (grades 6-8)
     May 28 - A Hamburger Dilemma (National Hamburger Month: grades 2-3)
     May 28 - A Bridge Across the Bay (high interest - low reading level)
     May 29 - Eating Bugs (Mudbug Week: grade 1)
     May 29 - Playing at a Clip (grades 4-5)
     May 30 - Please Water Me! (grades 3-4)
     May 30 - Trading Buckets (grades 2-3)
     May 30 - Remembering the Cost (grades 7-8)
     May 31 - Mental Magic (What You Think Upon Grows Day: grades 5-6)
     May 31 - The Thrill of the Grill (grades 4-6)
     May 31 - Flood! (high interest - low reading level)


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