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SEPTEMBER 2013 JANUARY 2014 MAY 2014 SEPTEMBER 2014
OCTOBER 2013 FEBRUARY 2014 JUNE 2014 OCTOBER 2014
NOVEMBER 2013 MARCH 2014 JULY 2014 NOVEMBER 2014
DECEMBER 2013 APRIL 2014 AUGUST 2014 DECEMBER 2014

List of historical anniversaries From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


(Updated on 28/09/2013)

SEPTEMBER 2013

'First days of school' - Les programmes - Les manuels -
Comment les élèves apprennent
-
'Classroom English' - 'Ice-breakers' -
'Listening' - 'Stories' - 'Posters' - 'Stickers' - 'Cartoons' -
Conseils pour les professeurs - Conseils pour les élèves -
La discipline -
Lexique de termes pédagogiques

02
Labor Day
(USA)
History - Facts -
Interactive exercises
- Songs - Cartoons - Cinema
08
 
08
See Family + Old Age + Teacher Planet
09
Abbots Bromley Horn Dance : Video - Information
11
Sites-ressources - Pictures - Vocabulary - History -
Listening
- Interactive activities - Activities to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests -
Cartoons - Songs - Cinema - Videos
13
The writer - Pictures and Posters -
Listening -
Activities to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests - Videos
'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
-
'Danny, the Champion of the World'
- 'Fantastic Mr Fox' -
'Lamb to the Slaughter' - 'Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf'
'Matilda' - 'Poison'
- The Butler' - 'The Crocodile' -
'The Hitch-hiker'
- 'The Landlady' - 'The Three Little Pigs'
'The Umbrella Man'
- 'The Witches'
16

See Holiday Insights - Thanksgiving - Jerkey Turkey

17
Resources - Listening - Activities to print - Lesson plans -
Interactive games - Videos
21

Pictures and Posters - Vocabulary - Facts - Listening -
Interactive exercises
- Lesson plans - Webquests -
Poems - Songs - Stories - Games to print - Cartoons - Cards - Videos

22
See Pollution and Road
26

See Council of Europe + Europe :
Information - Vocabulary - Europe Day - Maps - Listening -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games -
Games to print - Posters - Stickers - Cartoons - Videos
+ The English Language

+ The World : Facts
- Maps and Photos - Interactive exercises - Exercises to print

27

Water - Transports (Vocabulary and Activities) - Transports (Civilization)

 

OCTOBER 2013 = Crime Prevention Month and National Bullying Prevention Month

 

01
Cliparts and Photos - Vocabulary - Listening - Conversation Questions -
Articles / Facts
- Lesson plans - Poems - Songs - Cartoons
- Videos
04

Pictures, Cliparts and Flashcards - Vocabulary - Listening - Conversation Questions -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games -
Games to print - Interactive stories - Stories to read - Songs - Cartoons - Idioms and Proverbs - Poems - Animated cards - Videos - Cinema - Posters - Signs
- Facts - History - News - Symbols and Superstitions - Jokes ...

05
School - Advice
09
Cliparts, Flashcards and Photos - Vocabulary - Examples - Facts -
Listening
- Interactive exercises - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Poems - Songs -
Cartoons and Signs
- Posters - Stories - Videos
- Cinema
14
History - Cliparts / Pictures -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Lesson plans -
Poems - Interactive games - Games to print -
Cartoons - Songs - Videos
16

Facts - Maps -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Lesson plans -
Games
- Webquests - Videos - Cartoons

21

The story - HMS Victory - Lord Nelson - George III - Trafalgar Square -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Posters

24
Information - Charter - Headquarters - Maps - Vocabulary -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games
- Cartoons - Videos
24-30
British Council : Magazine article - Word game - Story - Cartoon - Trivia - Links
31
History / Facts - Superstitions - Cliparts / Flashcards / Pictures - Vocabulary - Listening -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games
- Games to print - Stories - Idioms and Proverbs - Songs and Poems -
Cards
- Cartoons - Videos
- Recipes- Safety


NOVEMBER 2013
= National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.
See
Native Americans ( + Page 2 )

 

03
FACTS - PICTURES - VOCABULARY -
POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS
- LEGENDS and STORIES - POEMS -
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES
- ACTIVITIES TO PRINT - LESSON PLANS - WEBQUESTS
-
INTERACTIVE GAMES
- GAMES TO PRINT - RECIPES -
VIDEOS
05
Bonfire Night
(Guy Fawkes)
Vocabulary - Pictures - History, Poems and Songs - Listening -
Interactive activities - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games - Games to print - Cartoons - Videos
11

Cliparts and Photos - Vocabulary - Facts -
Interactive activities - Activities to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games
- Games to print - Songs and Literature - Cartoons - Videos - Cinema -

16
Encyclopedia - Vocabulary - Resources - Pictures - Quotations -
Conversation questions - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Cartoons
- Cinema - Songs - Videos
19
Vocabulary - Pictures - Facts - Listening -
Interactive exercises - Activities to print - Lesson plans -
Humour - Signs - Cartoons - Animations / Videos
20

Universal Children's Day -
Pictures - Vocabulary - Listening - Facts - Interactive exercises - Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
- Poems - Conversation questions - Games to print - Songs - Superstitions -
Idioms and Proverbs - Crafts - Cartoons - Animations Flash - Videos
- TV series- Cinema

21
TV series - Vocabulary - Facts - Listening - Interactive exercises - Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests - Interactive games - Conversation questions - Songs - Cartoons -
Information / Scripts
- Animations / Videos - Cinema
22
Biography - Facts - Family tree - Assassination -
Interactive activities
- Webquests - Songs - Cinema
25

United Nations - Wikipedia - World Health Organization -
Man and Woman
- Domestic violence

28
Ecards - History / Facts - Resources - Infographics - Black Friday - Cyber Monday - Vocabulary - Cliparts - Listening - Interactive activities - Activities to print - Webquests - Lesson plans - Stories - Interactive games - Games to print - Cartoons - Songs and Poems -
Videos
- PowerPoint presentations - Cinema - TV series
29

Black Friday (Wikipedia) - Information and Cartoons

30
Facts - Listening -
Lesson plans - Webquests -
Posters - Songs - Games - Cartoons - Videos
30
History and Traditions - Listening -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Lesson plans

 


DECEMBER 2013


01
Vocabulary - Facts - Pictures - World AIDS Day - Listening -
Interactive activities - Activities to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Cartoons - Songs - Videos - Cinema - Posters
03
International Day of the Disabled -
Facts
- Cliparts - Vocabulary -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests - Cartoons
- Videos
10

Information - Human Rights Day - Vocabulary - Listening -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Cartoons
- Art - Cinema - Animations / Videos - Songs
15
VOCABULARY - FACTS - POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS - BILL OF RIGHTS DAY -
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES - LESSON PLANS -
INTERACTIVE GAMES - GAMES TO PRINT - CARTOONS - SONGS - VIDEOS
16
History - PowerPoint presentations - Cliparts -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print -
Webquests -
Poems
- Songs - Stories - Videos
25
History and Traditions - Infographics - Advent calendars -
Cliparts, Flashcards and Pictures
- Vocabulary - Christmas presents - Idioms -
Superstitions - Listening - Conversation Questions -
Interactive activities - Activities to print - Lesson plans - Webquests - Interactive stories -
Interactive cards
-
Cards to print - Stories to tell - Role play - Poems - Interactive games - Games to print - Tongue-twisters - Songs / Carols - Cartoons -
Recipes / Christmas Menu / Christmas Food
- Films - Videos
26
Facts - Listening - Activities to print - Webquests - Cartoons - Songs
31

History and Traditions - Cliparts and Images - Cards - Vocabulary -
New Year's Resolutions
- Superstitions -
Listening - Interactive exercises - Exercises to print - Lesson plans -
Webquests - Conversation questions - Poems - Cartoons -
Interactive games
- Games to print - Songs - Videos - Cinema

 

THE EVENTS - SONGS - VIDEOS - CARTOONS -
WORKSHEETS

01
Cards Listening
Cartoons New Year's Resolutions
Cinema Pictures
Conversation questions Poems
Exercises to print Songs
Games to print Superstitions
History and Traditions Videos
Interactive exercises Vocabulary
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans  
06

Activities to print
Cliparts
Games to print
History and Traditions
Interactive activities
Literature

21
Activities to print Pictures
Biography Poems
Cartoons Posters
Cinema PowerPoint Presentations
Games to print Songs
History The Civil Rights Movement
Infographics The speech : "I have a dream"
Interactive activities Timelines
Interactive games TV series
Lesson plans Videos
Listening Vocabulary
March on Washington Webquests
24
Activities to print Maps
DIWALI Resource pages
GANDHI Stories
History / Facts Videos
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Lesson plans Webquests
Listening  
25
What is Burns Night ? -
Robert Burns
- Haggis - Listening -
Activities to print
- Webquests - Poems and Songs - Videos
28
TEACHING
SPECIAL PAGES
Activities to print Maps Aborigines
Cinema Photos Anti-racism legislation
Games to print Songs Camels
History Stories Convicts
Information Timeline Flooding
Interactive activities Videos The best jobs in the world
Interactive games Vocabulary The stolen generation
Lesson plans Webquests  
Listening    
  JANUARY - FEBRUARY - MARCH - APRIL - MAY - JUNE - JULY -
AUGUST
- SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER - NOVEMBER - DECEMBER

 


FEBRUARY 2014 :
BLACK HISTORY MONTH



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Groundhog Day
Cartoons Interactive games
Cinema Lesson plans
Cliparts Listening
Description of the Groundhog Poems
Exercises to print Songs
Facts Stories
Games to print Videos
Interactive exercises Webquests
14

Valentine's Day

Activities to print Listening
Cards Pictures
Cartoons Poems
Cinema Quotations
Conversation Questions Songs
Games to print Stories
History and Customs Tongue twisters
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Interactive games Videos
Lesson plans Webquests
17
Presidents' Day
TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
     
Activities to print Poems John F. KENNEDY
Cartoons Posters LINCOLN
Cinema Presidents on money Barack OBAMA
Games to print Songs George WASHINGTON
History Stories Presidents
Interactive activities Videos The Presidential Election of 2012
Interactive games Vocabulary US Elections
Lesson plans Webquests US Government
Listening   US History
    Washington, D.C.
21
International
Mother Language Day
Activities to print Listening
Cartoons Maps
Facts Poems
Infographics Songs
Interactive activities Videos
Jokes Webquests
Lesson plans Why learn English ?
31
Chinese New Year
Activities to print Interactive games
Cards Lesson plans
Cliparts Photos
Games to print PowerPoint Presentations
Graphics Stories
Information Superstitions
Interactive activities Webquests

MARCH 2014 :
TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
Activities to print Listening Famous people
Cinema Posters Man and Woman
Games to print Resources Suffragettes
Interactive activities Videos  
Interactive games Webquests  
International Women's Day Women's Equality Day  
Lesson plans    
01
Activities to print Information
Games to print Interactive activities
History Videos
04

Mardi Gras
Shrove Tuesday
and Lent

Information PowerPoint Presentations
Photos Videos
04

Information - Interactive activities - Lesson plan -

Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus

06
TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
     
Activities to print Listening Activities with the Dictionary
Cartoons Literature Comics
Censorship Pictures Dictionaries
Cinema Proverbs Encyclopedia
Conversation questions Songs Literature : Stories for Children
Facts Stories Literature : Writers - Theatre - Poetry
Games to print Videos Philosophers
Hay-on-Wye Festival Vocabulary School
Interactive activities Webquests Literature : Resources
Interactive games World Book Day  
Lesson plans    
08
Activities to print Lesson plans
Cartoons Listening
Conversation Questions Pictures
Domestic violence Poems
Essays Posters
Facts Proverbs
Interactive activities Signs
Interactive games Songs
International Day for the Elimination of violence against women Videos
International Women's Day Vocabulary
Jokes Webquests
10
Facts - Poster - Exercises - Lesson plans- Webquests
12
Non-smoking Day
(in the UK)
Activities to print No Smoking Day
Ads Pictures
Cartoons Poems
Cinema Posters
Conversation Questions Role-play
Games to print Songs
Information Videos
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans World No-Tobacco Day
Listening  
14
Information - Listening -
Lesson plans
- Webquests - Videos
14
BEDROOMS SLEEP PROBLEMS
CARTOONS / COMIC STRIP SLEEP STAGES
CONVERSATION QUESTIONS SLEEPING POSITIONS
FACTS SONGS
FAMOUS PEOPLE STATUES
IDIOMS STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING SLEEP
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES TOOTH-FAIRY (The -)
LESSON PLANS UNUSUAL PLACES TO SLEEP
LISTENING VIDEOS
LULLABIES VOCABULARY
NURSERY RHYMES WORLD SLEEP DAY
17
Activities to print Listening
Cards Pictures
Cartoons Poems
Cinema Recipes
Games to print Songs
History and Legends Stories
Interactive activities Videos
Interactive games Vocabulary
Lesson plans Webquests
20


21
Racism - Black History
22
Activities to print Pictures
Animations Poems
Cartoons Posters
Cinema Signs
Conversation questions Songs
Facts Videos
Idioms Vocabulary
Interactive activities Water cycle
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans World Water Day
Maps  
29
Global warming
30
Daylight Saving Time
30

Mother's Day
(in the UK)

Activities to print Listening
Cartoons Pictures
Cinema Poems
Games to print Rich sites
History Songs
Interactive activities Videos
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans  

 

APRIL 2014

Activities to print Poems to read
Games to print Themes
Interactive activities Types of poetry
Lesson plans Videos
Listening Vocabulary
Maps Webquests
Pictures  
01
Activities to print Listening
Cartoons Poems
Conversation questions Songs
History and Traditions Videos
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans  
07
Addiction(s) Dirt Maps
AIDS Doctors Microbes
Alcoholism Disabled people Sitting
Anorexia Drugs Smoking
Anthrax Electronic tattoos Swine flu
Avian flu Farms / Antibiotics Tattoos and Piercings
Bulimia Health (Vocabulary and activities) Toxic threats
Cancer Health in the UK US healthcare
Cloning Health topics Watching TV
Counterfeit medicine Information World Blood Donor Day
Dengue Lead World Health Day
Diets and Obesity Malaria Teaching about HEALTH
17

High Five Day - Gestures

19-20
TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
     
Cinema National Park Week In the park
Facts Poems Native Americans
Grand Canyon Symbols Theme parks
Images Videos
Lesson plans Webquests  
List Yellowstone  
Listening Yosemite  
20
Activities to print Idioms and Proverbs Songs
Animations Interactive activities Stories
Cards Interactive games Superstitions
Cartoons Jokes Television
Cinema Lesson plans Tongue twisters
Easter letters Listening Videos
Games to print Pictures Vocabulary
History and Symbols Poems Webquests
22
Activities to print Lesson plans
Animations Pictures
Cartoons Posters
Cinema Songs
Games to print Videos
Information Vocabulary
Interactive activities Webquests
Interactive games  
23
Activities to print Lesson plans
History Paintings
Interactive activities Stories
23

TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
     
Activities to print Listening Activities with the Dictionary
Cartoons Literature Comics
Censorship Pictures Dictionaries
Cinema Proverbs Encyclopedia
Conversation questions Songs Literature : Stories for Children
Facts Stories Literature : Writers - Theatre - Poetry
Games to print Videos Philosophers
Hay-on-Wye Festival Vocabulary School
Interactive activities Webquests Literature : Resources
Interactive games World Book Day  
Lesson plans    
25
Arbor Day
(in the USA)
Activities to print Resource pages
Games to print Songs
History Vocabulary
Lesson plans  
25
Malaria
26
Save the frogs
27
South Africa - News - Nelson Mandela -
Listening - Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games
-
Cinema
- Videos - Songs

 

 

MAY 2014
01
Cliparts Poems
Facts Proverbs and Sayings
Games to print Songs
Interactive exercises Symbols
03

Activities to print Listening
British press (The -) Songs
Cinema Television
Facts Videos
Front pages Vocabulary
Headlines Watergate Scandal (The -)
Interactive activities Webquests
Interactive games World Press Freedom Day
Lesson plans  
03
TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
Activities to print Lesson plans Cartoons
Ads Listening Create comic strips (on Rescol 1)
Books MOEBIUS Create cartoons (on Rescol 1)
Cartoons Pictures Games
Cinema Real life superheroes Ghosts
Create a comic strip Songs Humour
Create a superhero Symbols Magic
Examples Timeline Noises
Facts Transports Onomatopoeia 
Free Comic Book Day Videos Science fiction
Games to print Vocabulary Symbols (on Rescol 1)
Interactive activities Webquests Vampires
Interactive games   Zombies
05
Cliparts Poems
Exercises to print Resource Pages
Games to print Songs
History Webquests
Lesson plans  
05
Facts Posters
Interactive exercises Vocabulary
Interactive games Webquests
11
Mothers' Day
(in the USA)
Activities to print Listening
Cartoons Pictures
Cinema Poems
Games to print Rich sites
History Songs
Interactive activities Videos
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans  
15


 

TEACHING
RELATED PAGES
     
Animations Flash Lesson plans Domestic violence
Art Listening Father's Day
Cartoons Novels Grandmothers' Day
Cinema Pictures Mother's Day
Conversation questions Poems Pocket money
Crafts Songs The Royal Family
Activities to print Superstitions The Wedding
Facts Theatre Youth
Family trees Videos  
Games to print Television  
Idioms and Proverbs Vocabulary  
Interactive activities Webquests  
International Day of Families    
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WHAT IS BIODIVERSITY ?

THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

26
Cartoons Interactive games
Cliparts Lesson plans
Exercises to print Poems
Games to print Resource pages
History Songs
Infographics Stories
Interactive exercises Videos
29

History - Videos

31
Activities to print No Smoking Day
Ads Pictures
Cartoons Poems
Cinema Posters
Conversation Questions Role-play
Games to print Songs
Information Videos
Interactive activities Vocabulary
Interactive games Webquests
Lesson plans World No-Tobacco Day
Listening  
JANUARY - FEBRUARY - MARCH - APRIL - MAY - JUNE - JULY -
AUGUST
- SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER - NOVEMBER - DECEMBER