poetry SML istock
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It's National Poetry Month and William Shakespeare's Birthday is April 23rd. 

Find lesson plans, activities, assessments and videos to engage and enchant students with one of the literary world's greatest gifts: poetry.

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13 Lessons and Resources

If you missed AFT's Share My Lesson 2019 Virtual Conference -- or just want some highlights, this curated collection is for you!

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istock - girl math
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This collection of free K-12 lesson plans, activities and handouts for Mathematics Awareness and Financial Literacy Month is one you’ll use the whole year through. From word problems and graphing to algebra and statistics, you’ll find engaging lessons you can’t wait to use with your students.

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12 Lessons and Resources, 3 Collections

On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. Originally proposed by President Kennedy in 1963, this landmark piece of legislation made discrimination based on race, religion, sex or national origin illegal. Additionally, the Civil Rights Act ended the practice of unequal voter requirements based on race or sex and ended racial segregation in schools.

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30 Lessons and Resources

Have a book you love to teach?  Explore our Beloved Books collection for a new K-12 lesson plan or student activity for you to try. From Where the Wild Things Are and Harry Potter to The Pearl and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, you are sure to find some must-try-now lesson ideas and book lists. 

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0 Lessons and Resources, 8 Collections

245 lessons and resources

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Find new ways to teach your students about winter season, holidays and year-end celebrations like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve. Our collection includes K-12 activities that explore traditions and meanings from multiple perspectives, with an eye on keeping your students academically engaged when their attention might be shifting to holidays and breaks.

labor union volunteer
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35 Lessons and Resources, 6 Collections

How do labor unions work? What impact have they had on the course of history, workers' rights and workplace safety, particularly in the United States? 

As the American Federation of Teachers celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016, Share My Lesson curated a collection of lesson plans, activities and resources to help you explore the role of labor unions with your preK-12 students.

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38 Lessons and Resources, 3 Collections

Inspire your students with lessons about the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This updated collection features lesson plans, class activities and blogs to help your preK-12 students explore his commitment to the labor movement and the fight for economic justice and dignity, as well as his lasting contributions to the civil rights movement.

Chalk drawing of turkey
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23 Lessons and Resources

Find new ways to teach your students about the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday. Share My Lesson's vetted collection includes free K-12 lesson plans, activities and resources that explore this traditional event from multiple perspectives, including a focus on indigenous peoples and studying endangered cultures.