Make research fun with 365 fascinating birthday biographies!
Everybody loves a birthday. When you know someone's birthday, you feel like you know something personal about that person, and it inspires you to want to find out more. Your students are no different. Now the research experts behind the bestselling "Chase's Calendar of Events "and "The Teacher's Calendar" cleverly use birthdays as a research hook in the entertaining and engaging "Teacher's Calendar of Famous Birthdays."
Created for teachers of grades K-12, this essential educational tool offers birthday profiles for each day of the year. From historical icons (Paul Revere) to fine artists (Mary Cassatt) to contemporary world leaders (Nelson Mandela), each subject is profiled in captivating detail, including birth date, birthplace, death date, major life events, and historical significance. In addition to familiar faces, the "Chase's "researchers have culled their vast resources for unexpected but educationally vital entries, including: Junko Tabei (born September 22, 1939), the first woman to climb Mount Everest Benjamin Banneker (born November 9, 1731), an astronomer considered to be the "first black man of science" Edwin Colbert (born September 28, 1905), the American dinosaur hunter who proved that dinosaurs could hear Jean de Brunhoff (born December 9, 1899), Parisian author and illustrator who created the beloved Babar children's books
With its page-a-day format, this perfect-for-browsing reference provides your students with an unintimidating introduction to the world of research. Whether you use it as a lesson supplement, a resource for reports, or simply a fun way to motivate students ("Look who was born onyour birthday!"), this celebration of famous lives will pique your kids' curiosity about history, science, math, the arts, politics, other cultures, and more!
The reference experts at "The Teacher's Calendar "and "Chase's Calendar of Events "have created this handy new guide for teachers in grades K-12. "The Teacher's Calendar of Famous Birthdays "offers 365 birthday profiles of key people throughout history--one for each day of the year. From historical icons(Paul Revere) to fine artists (Mary Cassatt) to contemporary world leaders (Nelson Mandela), the profiles detail each subject's historical significance and lasting impact.
Whether it's used as a lesson plan supplement, inspiration for biographical reports or simply as a fun way to engage students("Look who was born on your birthday "), this celebration of famous lives will pique student curiosity. Its page-a-day format is easy-to-use, perfect for browsing, and will help teachers provide students with an unintimidating introduction to the world of research.
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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
Mc Graw Hill has contributed to Teacher's Calendar of Famous Birthdays as an author. McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
|Title:||Teacher's Calendar of Famous Birthdays||Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies|
|Author:||Mc Graw Hill, Mc Graw Hill|
|No. of Pages:||404|
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