Bring History to Life with March Dates in History

Bring History to Life with March Dates in History

I hope you’ve been enjoying our monthly roundups of teaching resources that bring history to life. It’s time for a roundup of teaching resources for March dates in history, and I hope you’ll like what we’ve found. These worksheets will take you from Dr. Seuss’ birthday to Madagascar, from the founding of Chicago to the discovery of Uranus, and beyond!

On March 2, 1904, Theodor Seuss Geisel, a/k/a Dr. Seuss, was born. Celebrate his birthday with some fun circus birthday party placemats and a fish matching game.

March 6, 1806, is the birthday of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Enjoy a free poem fill-in from one of her most famous sonnets.

On March 12, 1773, Jeanne Baptiste Pointe de Sable founded the settlement now known as Chicago. See if you can put these fourteen historic facts about Chicago in their proper order with this Chicago history timeline quiz.

On March 13, 1781, William Herschel discovered Uranus and became the first astronomer to discover a planet by using a telescope. Test your knowledge of the seventh planet and the year it was discovered with this fun combo pack of worksheets.

James Madison, the fourth President of the United States, was born March 16, 1751. Celebrate his birthday with Presidential Copywork from his inaugural address.

Why is March 25, 1751, called Old New Year’s Day? See what you and your students can learn about the Gregorian calendar and when it was adopted by Great Britain and her colonies. Then come have fun with a Free Calendar Scramble.

March 26, 1971, celebrates Bangladesh Independence Day. Try your hand at matching the flags with the nations who held influence over Bangladesh prior to its independence. For more great resources on Bangladesh, check out my book Asia: Its People and History and the free bonus content you’ll find here.

March 27, 1945, is known as Myanmar (Burma) Resistance Day and celebrates the day Burma joined the Allies in World War II. Learn a little bit more about the land and its people with this Burma drawing and writing activity.

Denton True Young, remembered by baseball fans as Cy Young, was born March 29, 1867. Enjoy some baseball-themed writing prompts and notebooking pages to celebrate!

March 29, 1947, is Madagascar Commemoration Day and honors those who fell in a 1947 rebellion against the French. Try some notebooking questions about the baobab trees and leaping lemurs of Madagascar!

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Bonnie Rose Hudson works with both SchoolhouseTeachers.com and The Old Schoolhouse Magazine® as a curriculum creator and as the Executive Editor of SchoolhouseTeachers.com. Her heart’s desire is for every child to feel the love of God and know how special they are to Him. She would love for you to stop by her author’s blog WriteBonnieRose.com for resources to help teach your children about missions and the persecuted Church, free history and writing printables, and to discover how you can write for the homeschool market.

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