BoomWriter - Happy Halloween from The BoomWriter Team!
Learn the history of Halloween with Ann and Moby.
In this educational animated movie about Social Studies learn about October, trick-or-treating, candy, pumpkins, ghosts, jack-o-lanterns, witches, goblins, and costumes.
Download Carve-a-Pumpkin from Parents magazine and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Images can be saved in Photos for descriptive writing projects.
The Hopscotch app (iOS only) has long been a favorite for my student coders. They have lots of tutorials, and the students who participate in a couple of those often ask if they can code their own…
I wrote the code myself with Code.org
Create your own monster for main character in spooky story writing prompt.
Brief Description Using Excel, students answer questions to create a silly, spooky, fill-in-the-blanks story. Objectives Students will navigate a simple spreadsheet. develop their creativity. have fun. Halloween, Excel, creativity Materials Needed Lesson Plan You might want to use this lesson at the end of the day, as a center activity for unwinding, or as a take-home assignment.
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Halloween hasn't always been about candy and costumes. Take a look back at the historical traditions about spirits that are the basis for this holiday. You're in for a treat!
Halloween Traditions from Around the World at Jackolantern's.Net is Home of everything to do with jackolantern and Halloween and How it is celebrated around the world plus other things to do with the Halloween.
Get the facts about Halloween. From pumpkins to candy to costumes, discover Halloween by the numbers.
Halloween Fun with Google Drawings!
Who's ready for a little Halloween fun with Google Drawings? I've created a Halloween-themed magnetic poetry template with Google Drawings for you and your students. There are nearly 100 words in this one, so adapt the
SMART Notebook lesson containing Halloween-themed activities for students and teachers to use to explore math concepts
With Halloween just around the corner, and the students starting to get hyped up, I strive to find engaging ways to tie the holiday into our instruction. The challenge is to stay away from some of the routine pumpkin lessons and find a rigorous way of letting the kids expend some of their built up...
Halloween Clip Art (updated) I have compiled an extensive collection of Halloween-related clip art so you don't have to spend time looking all over the Internet. Games Hangman - Fun graphics, more advanced word list.
Get the facts on Halloween history and traditions, including its ancient roots and today's candy craze.
Article Halloween Web Hunt Discover the history of Halloween traditions and learn about mummy burials, vampire bats, and other frightful facts. What gets buried along with a mummy? What do vampire bats eat for dinner? And whose brain is behind Frankenstein? Search for these and other frightful facts and discover the history of Halloween traditions in this web hunt.
This FREE Halloween Writing Activity pack contains writing prompts and Halloween stationery for 4 different forms of writing. Forms of writing include:
Halloween Sound Collection to play during writer's workshop. Sounds can inspire "spooky stories".