Birthday Lessons in August
Please visit our bloggers on August 1st for more than a dozen fun and original unit studies on fascinating people who were born in the month of August.
- Visit Cindy at Our Journey Westward to learn more about William Clark, the explorer who teamed with Meriwether Lewis to explore the west. Mr. Clark was born August 1, 1770.
- Visit Lauren at Mama’s Learning Corner to learn more about Francis Scott Key, author of the American national anthem. He was born on August 1, 1779.
- Visit Rebecca at Mom’s Mustard Seeds to learn more about Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother of England. Her Majesty was born on August 4, 1900.
- Visit Lisa at Our Homeschool Adventure to learn more about the esteemed jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong. Mr. Armstrong was born August 4, 1901.
- Visit Crisie at Family Team to learn more about acclaimed music composer William Howard Schuman. Mr. Schuman was born August 4, 1910.
- Visit Gabby at Work of Childhood to learn more about current American President Barack Obama, who was born August 4, 1961.
- Visit Amy at Milk and Cookies to learn more about astronaut Neil Armstrong, the 1st man to walk on the moon. Mr. Armstrong was born August 5, 1930.
- Visit Heather at Blog She Wrote to learn more about Alfred, Lord Tennyson the poet, who was born on August 6, 1809.
- Visit Aadel at These Temporary Tents to learn more about the Wild West entertainer Annie Oakley, who was born August 13, 1860.
- Visit Paula at Average Housewife to learn more about renowned chef and cookbook author Julia Child, who was born August 15, 1912.
- Visit Ticia at Adventures of Mommyness to learn more about Davy Crockett. The frontiersman, adventurer, and soldier was born August 17, 1786.
- Visit Karin at Passport Academy to learn more about the other half of the Lewis and Clark team, Meriwether Lewis. The explorer was born August 18, 1774.
- Visit Susann at Momma Hopper to learn more about Gene Roddenberry, the iconic creator of Star Trek, who was born August 19, 1921.
- Visit Lauren at Serving From Home to learn more about acclaimed music composer Claude Debussy, who was born August 22, 1862.
- Visit Sade at Sade Tagbo to learn more about War and Peace author Leo Tolstoy, who was born August 28, 1828.
- Visit Richele at Under the Golden Apple Tree to learn more about Mary Wollenstone Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Ms. Shelley was born August 30, 1797.