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General Robert E. Lee's Birthday

“It is well that war is so terrible…or we should grow too fond of it.”


Babe Ruth

This biography was taken from Babe Ruth’s official website.
George Herman Ruth Jr. was born on February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland to parents George Sr. 1,080 more words

Aug. 13, 2014 - International Left-handers day

International Left-Handers Day is a day to bring attention to the struggles which lefties face daily in a right-handed society.  August 13th is observed as International Left-Handers Day. 95 more words

Fun Stuff

Thomas Jefferson Week

Our third grade classes went on a field trip to visit Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, this week. To prepare for this trip we had Thomas Jefferson Week in my language arts classroom! 1,227 more words

Responsive Classroom

Lady Bird Johnson

Student: Kathy Freeman

Our Social Studies for Teachers class has decided to create a Wax Museum with Journey Boxes of famous Americans. I have chosen Lady Bird Johnson and am looking forward to this year’s Student Achievement Showcase. 14 more words

My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass

In honor of Black History Month I am publishing several historical biographies and auto-biographies of Americans who influenced the emancipation of the blacks from slavery.  I’ve started with the auto- biography of Frederick Douglass, the great orator. 594 more words