Non-Halloween Activity for October 31
Students rewrite the lyrics to a well-known song that focuses on autumn sounds, smells and sights, but without any of the usual Halloween trappings. They practice writing descriptions using the senses other than sight.
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Lesson Plan PROMPT: Not Just Halloween: Festivals of the Dead Around the World
Students research information about Halloween and other cultural festivals of the dead. In this festivals of the dead lesson, students use the assigned website to examine All Hallow's Eve, the Obon, or Los Dias de los Muertos. They...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
The Graveyard Book: Concept Analysis
Neil Gaiman's award winning children's fantasy novel, The Graveyard Book, is the focus of a literary analysis overview. Those new to the novel can decide whether the book is appropriate for whole-class discussion or as a book circle...
4th - 8th English Language Arts