Secret Codes and the Navajo Code Talkers

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Today is National Navajo Code Talkers Day, V-J Day, World Calligraphy Day, and National Creamsicle Day

ON THIS DATE.

  • 1935 - Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
  • 1945 - Japan surrenders to the Allies in World War II.
  • 1975 - The stage musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show opens in London.

BIRTHDAYS

  • 1945 - Actor and musician Steve Martin
  • 1950 - Cartoonist Gary Larson
  • 1959 - Basketball player Magic Johnson
  • 1965 - Football player and coach Mike Vrabel

Song of the Day - Steve Martin - King Tut - LISTEN

THEME: SECRET CODES

  • Grades 3-5  - PBS LearningMedia - Cyberchase - Creating a Code- VIEW and DO
  • Grades 5-12  - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - Deciphering the Maya Code
    - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 5-12 - PBS LearningMedia -Spy Techniques of the Revolutionary War: Culper Code Book - READ and DO
  • Grades 6-12  - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - Cyber Codes - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Crash Course: Computer Science - Cryptography -  VIEW 

THEME: NAVAJO CODE TALKERS

  • Grades 2-5 - PBS LearningMedia - The Warrior Tradition - Secrets of the Code Talkers -  VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 2-5 - PBS LearningMedia - The Warrior Tradition - Secrets of the Code Talkers Lesson Plan -  DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - The Warrior Tradition - Reporting on Navajo Code Talkers -  VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - The Warrior Tradition - Reporting on Navajo Code Talkers Lesson Plan -  DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - History of the Navajo Code Talkers -VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - National Museum of the American Indian - Navajo Code Talkers - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - CIA -Navajo Code Talkers and the Unbreakable Code - READ

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