Earth Day is April 22. Here are lesson plans for Earth Day that you can then use to tie into Arbor Day the next week. Environment, sustainability are both important topics that should be discussed in every school.
Here are some creative writing lessons for the torch relay and some cross curricular activities. This set of age-related lessons and activities are prepared by the getset London website. Lots of resources and activities on this website for the Olympic games.
The London 2012 games are upon us! Here is a great set of resources about the Olympics and about the 2012 games to be held in London. These resources out of the UK are going to be some of the best. There are also some posters you can download, print, and use if you want to teach about the ancient games in relation to this year's field day.
With the current media covering the Royal Family's inlaws "Pippa" this "right to privacy" debate might be interesting to students as framed by the European Convention of Rights. It would be interesting for US students to compare and contrast privacy in different countries.