Star Wars Day Ideas for the Classroom

Star Wars Day Ideas

May the Fourth Be With You

Engage your students this Star Wars Day by incorporating some Star Wars Day ideas into your classroom. Check out these resources for any subject. 

Lessons and Idea Collections

Teach Like a Jedi

Star Wars in the Classroom 

Dedicated to teaching and learning with Star Wars, Star Wars in the Classroom has lessons and resources for ELA, Science, Social Studies, and more. 

Teaching Star Wars with The New York Times

“From analyzing Yoda’s syntax to investigating the economic consequences of destroying the Death Star,” this collection has lessons for ELA, History, Science, Math, Economics, Art, and Journalism. 

May the 4th Be With You: Real-World Connections in the Classroom and Beyond

The folks at PBS share some ideas for incorporating Star Wars into Music, Visual Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies.

Teaching with Star Wars

Great lesson ideas from the official Star Wars website,

Star Wars Day STEM Activities

Check out these 21 Star-Wars-themed STEM activities from Science Buddies.

A Few More Interesting Star Wars Lessons

Build A Galaxy with Code

Looking for a Star Wars coding activity? lets students build their own Star Wars game (ages 6+).

Not So Far Away – Latitude/Longitude

This geometry article for students from Scholasitc Math Magazine lets students discover where Star Wars scenes were filmed using latitude and longitude. 

The Birth of the Lightsaber

A TED-Ed lesson featuring an engaging video that explains the concept and creation of the lightsaber. Don’t forget to click on the Think, Dig Deeper, and Discuss tabs. 

Just for Fun

Star Wars Crawl Creator

Add some interest to your presentations. Create your own Star Wars-style opening crawl in just 3 steps. Check out the crawl I made to introduce a lesson a few years back.

Yoda Speak Translator

Have fun translating any text to Yodish. Give it a try below.

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