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.