Monthly Teacher Resource Guides

Teachers absolutely love this section of our site. We look at every month by highlighting holidays, events in history, and daily helpers for your classroom. Did we mention that we have tons of lessons and printables for all the holidays?

January Teacher Resource Guide - The coldest month of the year in the northern hemisphere, is a time when many people usually stay indoors as much as they can and try to stay warm.

February Teacher Resource Guide - February, the shortest month of the year at 28 days, is also the only month whose length sometimes changes from one year to the next.

March Teacher Resource Guide - March is the month when the first whiffs of Spring start to be in the air in the northern hemisphere, a time of fresh breezes, opening buds, the last snow thawing, and the first migrating birds coming back from the south in many areas of the world.

April Teacher Resource Guide - Famed for its showers, which are said in the common English proverb to "bring May flowers," April is one of the warm, pleasant months of Spring in the northern hemisphere - a time when blossoms are opening, birds are singing, the grass is turning green, and the winter's snow already seems like a distant memory.

May Teacher Resource Guide - May is a late Spring month in the northern hemisphere when the fields are aglow with flowers, the skies are blue, and the temperatures are warm without summer heat - a month that has inspired poets and has been enjoyed by nearly everyone throughout history.

June Teacher Resource Guide - June is a warm, lush month in the northern hemisphere, a time when crops and gardens are growing, trees are in their full summer foliage, and there is still enough rain so that the grass has not yet been "summer-killed" by the heat of late July and August.

July Teacher Resource Guide - Symbolized by a smoldering red ruby as its birthstone, July is the peak of summer in the northern hemisphere - the time of the highest average temperatures, when the sun glares from the sky with white heat, people flock to beaches and go on vacation, and mighty thunderstorms sweep across the landscape like black-hulled ships rowed by oars of lightning.

August Teacher Resource Guide - August north of the equator has the reputation of being one of the year's hottest months - if not the hottest.

September Teacher Resource Guide - The ninth month of the modern calendar - still called the 'seventh month' as a holdover from the days when the Roman year started in March - September is the end of summer and the start of autumn in most of the northern half of the globe (while Spring is just starting in Australia and South America).

October Teacher Resource Guide - Garlanded in spectacular red and yellow leaves, noted for its mild days and crisp, frosty nights, October is the month of Halloween, jack-o'-lanterns, and migrating birds heading southward for warmer climates.

November Teacher Resource Guide - Along with March, November is one of the two windiest months in the northern hemisphere.

December Teacher Resource Guide - December, the last month of the year, is also the month with the shortest days in the northern hemisphere - and the longest ones south of the equator.

Monthly Printable Calendars - Helpful calendars that you can print out and write on.