May Preview

Spring is one of the most anticipated seasons of the year!  We all look forward to all the season brings.  However, as teachers we know that spring also brings challenges.  Spring fever and senioritis are common maladies affecting our students making effective instruction difficult. 

So as a teacher, how do you deal with spring fever in the classroom?  Sometimes the element of surprise can capture students’ attention.  The month of May offers lots of opportunities to plan classroom activities based on special designations.  Here are a few Reasons to Celebrate that relate to the FACS curriculum.

 

May is:

National Egg Month http://www.incredibleegg.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Hamburger Month and National Beef Month http://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/

National Salad Month and National Strawberry Month http://www.ehow.com/how_2314472_celebrate-national-strawberry-month.html

http://www.gone-ta-pott.com/national_salad_month.html

And finally, there’s the fun and colorful celebration Cinco de Mayo.

http://www.wikihow.com/Celebrate-Cinco-De-Mayo

More ideas to follow!  Have a great weekend!

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