Sunday, October 17, 2021
Today is Black Poetry Day, National Pasta Day, and National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day.
This is National Metric Week, Earth Science Week, and Teen Read Week.
October is Apple Month, Chili Month, Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Dyslexia Awareness Month, Bullying Prevention Month, Country Music Month, National Arts & Humanities Month, Bat Appreciation Month, and Raptor Month.
On This Date
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Black Poets
ON THIS DATE
SONGS OF THE DAY
- The Doobie Brothers - Another Park, Another Sunday - LISTEN
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday - LISTEN
THEME: BLACK POETS
- Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia - A Walk Through Harlem -Symbolism in "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" (0:58) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry in America - Langston Hughes - Harlem (5:51) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry in America - Gwendolyn Brooks - To Prisoners (5:56) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Gwendolyn Brooks: The Creative Person (1966) (29:09) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Gwendolyn Brooks: Still ‘Real Cool’ at 100 (5:16) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Gwendolyn Brooks Reads "We Real Cool" (5:46) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Weekly Poem: Rita Dove Reads 'Chocolate' ():37) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Experience -Maya Angelou and the 1993 Inaugural Poem: “On the Pulse of Morning” (4:52) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Rita Dove - "American Smooth" (1:06) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Rita Dove Interview (7:36) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Book View Now - Rita Dove Interview (18:43) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry Everywhere - Lucille Clifton - "won't you celebrate with me" (0:46) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry Everywhere - Kwame Dawes - "Tornado Child" (1:46) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Poetry Everywhere - Yusef Komunyakaa - "Facing It" (1:18) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Overheard with Evan Smith - Nikki Giovanni (26:46) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Write Around the Corner - Nikki Giovanni (27:56) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Nikki Giovanni reads ‘The Lost Cause ... Lost’ (1:07) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Write Around the Corner - A Continued Conversation with Nikki Giovanni (29:53) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Nikki Giovanni On Poetry & Truth (58:49) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Connections - Poet Nikky Finney (26:42) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Book View Now - Claudia Rankine on Citizen: An American Lyric (9:14) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Author Claudia Rankine Answers Questions About ‘Citizen’ (5:59)- VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Experience - Langston Hughes on Trial (4:39) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Audre Lorde (6:33) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 10-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Passages - Rhythms in Poetry - VIEW
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National Remote Learning Resources
NHPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for educators. You can also create your own lessons and assignments to meet the needs of your students.
Searchable online video courses and interactives across the curriculum and grade levels in areas like chemistry, literature, music, the visual arts, social studies, world languages storytelling, spelling and lots more.
Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.
A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.
Local Learning Resources
The best of NH learning resources from around the state.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
New Hampshire Public Radio:
- Civics 101 - Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
- Ask Sam - Ask Sam features Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown answering listener questions about the mysteries and quirks of the natural world.
Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park
- Learning Connection - Even though their doors are closed, we’re still here to connect you to the inspirational powers of nature and engage you in learning.
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Strawbery Banke Museum
- Online Learning - Virtual Tours, the Virtual Classroom, artifacts of the week, featured items from the Collections, Horticulture Learning Center materials, and more.
Tiger Takes On
PBS Kids for Teachers/Caregivers/Parents
- PBS for Parents
A guide of PBS resources targeted for parents teaching kids, features a great activity finder
- PBS Education
The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.
- PBS Teachers' Lounge
This site has great teaching tips, ideas, resources and support for teachers.
- PBS KIDS Games app
Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.