Halloween Crafts and Games
Students access a variety of Halloween themed websites. They locate information on crafts, games and activities relating to Halloween. They complete world problems, write poetry and test reading comprehension.
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A Guide for Using A Christmas Carol in the Classroom
The materials in this 48-page packet are designed to supplement a unit study of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Included are vocabulary lists and activities, discussion questions and quizzes, book report ideas, a bibliography of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
New Review Festivals: Learning for Life and Work
How do different communities celebrate special occasions? After researching celebrations in their countries, class members investigate other festivals like those associated with Ramadan, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Halloween, Easter,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a lesson, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing, science...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Halloween and Day of the Dead
Students access a variety of Halloween and Day of the Dead themed websites. They locate information on the history of America's Halloween celebration and Mexico's Day of the Dead. They compare and contrast the two holidays and read scary...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
Recognizing Positive Character Traits
Connect character education to this St. Patrick's Day activity! Have each person create a rainbow on a pot of gold with construction paper, and on each color of the rainbow write a positive character trait or something they are proud of....
Pre-K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Spider Lesson: K-2 Great for Halloween
Students explore insect life by participating in an art construction project. In this spider lesson, students read the story The Very Busy Spider and identify different shapes of the insect. Students utilize construction paper, yarn,...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts