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Lesson Plans and Additional Programs
Black History Month 2023
This year, we're celebrating Black History Month by highlighting the work of two renowned Black artists! Learn more sign up to receive our FREE lessons for Horace Pippin's The Getaway (grades 2-5) and Nikki Giovanni's "Love Is" (grades 6+).
NEA Big Read
Free lessons in English and Spanish from Sandra Cisneros’ anthology of short stories, The House on Mango Street.
Teacher of the Year
Each year, our Geoffrey J. Comber Teacher of the Year award recognizes teacher leadership in schools located in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.
Touchstones Week 2022
Touchstones Week returns October 23 - 29, 2022! Sign to receive a Touchstones Week kit with everything you need to lead a discussion in your community.