Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

February 7, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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It’s Bob Marley’s Birthday – Here Are Lots Of Related Resources

Bob Marley was born on February 6th.

I’ve just updated and revised two related “Best” lists:

The Best Websites For Learning About Bob Marley

The Best Sites Remembering Bob Marley Thirty Years After His Death

One of our most popular ninth-grade English units is on Jamaica, and Bob Marley is a big part of it.

February 3, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Presidents’ Day Is Coming Up – Here Are Related Resources

Here’s how the History Channel describes the upcoming Presidents’ Day holiday:

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual day of birth—the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved as part of 1971’s Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the birthdays of Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other figures, Presidents’ Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present.

I’ve just revised and updated The Best Resources About Presidents’ Day.

January 23, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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President Nixon Announces Paris Peace Accord On This Day In 1973 – Here Are Resources About The Vietnam War

President Nixon announced the Paris Peace Accord on this day in 1973.

I’ve just updated and revised The Best Resources To Learn About The Vietnam War.

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