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Primary – November 18

Finish this sentence and explain your answer: If I could be a superhero, the power that would be most important to me would be…

Primary – November 15

Children’s book author and poet Daniel Pinkwater was born on this date in 1941. In his book Lizard Music, he wrote, “Chickens have an uncanny sense of direction.” Where would a chicken need to go — and why?

Primary – November 14

Astrid Lindgren, the author of the Pippi Longstocking books, was born in Sweden on this date in 1907. Pippi is the strongest girl in the world. If you were that strong, how would you use your strength?    

Primary – November 13

Robert Louis Stevenson, who wrote Treasure Island, was born on this date in 1850. Explain whether X ever really marks the spot.

Primary – November 12

One of America’s earliest activists for equality between men and women, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, was born on this date in 1815. Explain why you think people used to believe that boys and girls couldn’t do the same thing.

Primary – November 11

On this date in 1921, US President Warren G. Harding dedicated the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. Explain why it’s important to remember people you might not know.

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