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Celebrating July 2022: Newsela resources for each weekday of the month

The Newsela Team
Jun 29, 2022

July is here and we know for most students that means school’s out for summer! But for those teachers leading summer school, or teaching in year-round schools, Newsela has put together resources that can be used in the classroom throughout the month of July. For each weekday, teachers can find something to celebrate: a national ‘holiday’, a monumental day in history, or a topic that's of high interest to students. You'll find a corresponding Newsela article for each of those days, and on some days, a shared lesson from a Newsela Community member!  Teachers can also check out our Lesson Lab on Infusing Newsela's Daily Calendar Into Your Classroom for tips and tricks on how to build student engagement through these calendars.

Don't miss out on the Newsela Summer Workshops happening from July 11-20! Uniquely designed for both teachers and administrators, you’ll walk away from these free, hands-on sessions with solutions to navigate today’s biggest classroom problems.

To easily save the content on this calendar, visit: https://newse.la/jul2022

To sync Newsela's daily calendars to your calendar, click here! 

If interested, you can also download a clickable PDF version of the calendar. See below!


July 4 - Independence Day

July 5 - Student Interest: Extreme Weather

July 6 -On this day in history: Althea Gibson is first African American to win Wimbledon

July 7 - World Chocolate Day

July 8 - National Video Game Day


July 11- World Population Day

July 12: National Simplicity Day

July 13 - National French Fry Day

July 14 - Shark Awareness Day

July 15: On this day in history: Twitter launches


July 18 - World Listening Day

July 19 - Student Interest: Climate Change

July 20 - On this day in history: Neil Armstrong walks on the moon

July 21 - National Junk Food Day

July 22 - Student Interest: Food


July 25 - Student Interest: Earth

July 26 - On this day in history: U.S. Postal System is established 

July 27 - Student Interest: Space

July 28 - On this day in history: 14th Amendment is adopted

July 29 - On this day in history: NASA is created 

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