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“March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb”  

This month has so many teaching points embedded in it. Not to mention the plethora of compelling folklore, old wives tales, and beliefs associated with March. The possibilities for tying some of these interesting tidbits into your curriculum are endless.

Just for fun—share these “superstitions” with your students:

- Seeing a robin signals winter is over and spring is here
- Rain falling during the first three days of March predicts a bad harvest
- When March is like April, April will be like March

Teaching points:

- Women’s History Month
- March starts on the same day of the week as November every year
- In the Northern Hemisphere animals end their hibernation, plants begin to bud, and sap begins to flow in trees again
- St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17th
- The Spring Equinox occurs on March 21st
- The Triangle Factory Fire happened on March 25th, 1911