August Digital Bulletin Board – August Holidays Celebrations – Back to School

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Celebrate quirky August holidays with this August Digital Bulletin Board! August doesn’t have any major holidays, but there are lots of minor celebrations in August. Includes World Lion Day, National Potato Day, Rock Paper Scissors Day, and more! Editable.

 

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FAST FACTS ABOUT THIS AUGUST DIGITAL BULLETIN BOARD:

  • Recommended for: Grades 2-5
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, and PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable
  • Duration: 44 minutes (timed scroll of the 59 slides at 45 seconds each)

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET

  • 59 August themed PowerPoint slides + Google™ Slides version
  • 2 August Digital Bulletin Board Scavenger Hunts, plus answer key (3 pages, editable text)
  • 50 Recommended Reads for some of the August themes (1 page)
  • Take Home August Activities – Library Handout (2 pages, editable text)
  • This presentation is for entertainment and communication. Students will learn lots of August-related facts, but it is NOT designed to be a direct-teach lesson.

PRESENTATION INCLUDES:

  • This August Digital Bulletin Board focuses on August holidays and celebrations (scroll down for full list of August celebrations mentioned).
  • Fun facts about lions, sand, lighthouses, and more!
  • gladiolus and poppy (August flowers)
  • peridot (August birthstone)
  • famous August birthdays – see below for list
  • 3 Would you rathers and 2 This or That questions
  • 3 Extreme Close-Ups (August-themed photos zoomed in – can students guess what they are?)
  • 7 trivia questions with answers
  • Words of the Week: memoir and mochi
  • Daily and weekly schedule
  • Announcements
  • Coming Soon…
  • Reminders
  • This week’s birthdays

AUGUST HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS MENTIONED:

  • Dogust (1st)
  • International Mahjong Day (1st)
  • National Coloring Book Day (2nd)
  • National Water Balloon Day (2nd)
  • National Watermelon Day (3rd)
  • National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day (4th)
  • National Root Beer Float Day (6th)
  • National Lighthouse Day (7th)
  • International Cat Day (8th)
  • National Mochi Day (8th)
  • International Infinity Day (8th)
  • World Lion Day (10th)
  • World Lizard Day (14th)
  • National Roller Coaster Day (16th)
  • National Potato Day (19th)
  • National Waffle Day (24th)
  • World Rock Paper Scissors Day (27th)
  • We Love Memoirs Day (31st)
  • National Eat Outside Day (31st)
  • National Sandcastle Day (1st Saturday)
  • National Bowling Day (2nd Saturday)
  • World Honeybee Day (3rd Saturday)
  • First day of school (date varies)
  • National Peach Month

AUGUST BIRTHDAYS

  • Neil Armstrong (August 5, 1930)
  • Matthew Henson (August 8, 1866)
  • Virginia Dare (August 18, 1587)
  • Mary Shelley (August 30, 1797)

AUGUST DIGITAL BULLETIN BOARD SCAVENGER HUNT

  • Students watch the presentation to find the images and answers to 12 questions about July things (all answers are in the presentation).
  • Two differentiated versions
  • Scavenger Hunt #1 – easier – does not require any reading
  • Scavenger Hunt #2 – harder – for students who can read well
  • Answer Key included for Scavenger Hunt #2
  • Editable text, 3 total pages

AUGUST RECOMMENDED READS

  • Includes picture books, fiction, graphic novels, and nonfiction for Grades 2-5
  • categorized by some of the August holidays and celebrations mentioned in the slideshow
  • total of 50 titles
  • titles are editable, so you can customize the books included for your library
  • All titles were hand-selected by a veteran school librarian for quality, diversity, positive reviews, and currency.
  • All titles received positive professional reviews on Titlewave for Grades 2-5. Many titles received starred reviews.

TAKE-HOME EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

I am so excited about this new addition to my Library Lessons! You can see a free, uneditable example (February) here. This August Digital Bulletin Board includes the editable version that goes with the August holidays and celebrations.

Students love sharing their knowledge! With this 2-page August Library Handout, students can:

  • quiz siblings, friends, and family members about some of the facts they learned in the August Digital Bulletin Board
  • Discover sweet and savory topping ideas for waffles (National Waffle Day is August 24th!)
  • review August vocabulary words from the lesson
  • learn to draw a lion using simple, step-by-step directions (World Lion Day is August 10th!)
  • learn how to sign “lion” in American Sign Language
  • list of famous August birthdays from the presentation
  • list of August celebrations mentioned in the presentation
  • 2 pages, text is editable in PPT, Google Slides, or PDF

MORE AUGUST LIBRARY ACTIVITIES

This Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt is for Grades 4-7. It's perfect for back to school in the library.  This Library Orientation Trivia Game is perfect for back to school in the elementary library. Recommended for Grades 3-6.  This Digital Bulletin Board Bundle includes 10 scrolling slideshows. Use with Grades 3-6 in the library or school hallways.

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