|Posted by heidinorrod on September 23, 2013 at 3:40 PM|
Looking ahead to the month of October, here are some free resources, lesson plans, and activities from Scholastic for teachers and parents to use with kids.
October Craft Ideas Fill your classroom with pumpkins, owls, bats, and a friendly ghost or two with these spooky craft projects.
Classroom Activities for HalloweenMath games, creative writing projects, and fun activities for Halloween-themed learning
Pumpkin Time Unit Plan These lesson plans combine pumpkins with language arts, science, and math skills to create fun activities for students.
Soar with Bats! Students will learn all about bats, as well as valuable skills for research projects.
StudyJams! The Skeletal System Help your students learn about the human skeletal system with this multimedia activity and quiz!
We are also excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions for theScholastic Art & Writing Awards
The annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition initiative for creative teens, is now open and offering more opportunities than ever before for all public, private and home schooled students in grades 7-12. Deadlines for art and writing submissions vary by region, occurring throughout the winter months and national Award winners will be announced in March 2014. For more information about the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards or the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, visit www.artandwriting.org.