Lesson of the Month: January
This month we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 17, 2022
Other Important January Days
The Audubon Society
In 1905 the Audubon Society was founded. Today it provides educational opportunities about the importance of conservation as well as avenues for people to help. People's impact on nature is covered in grades 1, 2, 5, & 6. (1.L4U3.11, 2.E1U3.7, 5.L4U3.11, 6.L2U3.11) National Bird Day is January 5th.
John Hancock's Birthday
John Hancock, a prominent figure in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence was born on January 11, 1737. (5.E2.1)
Also in January was the end of the Revolutionary War. The war ended on January 14, 1783 with a peace signing.
In 1892 on January 1st, Ellis Island opened for the first time, ushering in a new era of American history as European immigrants sought refuge in the US from war and famine. (5.H4.1)