halloween


Day of the Dead

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Haskvitz

For all holiday links

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How Mexicans celebrate the Day of the Dead

http://www.public.iastate.edu/~rjsalvad/scmfaq/muertos.html

Day of the Dead lesson plan

For elementary

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/Day.html

Elaborate lesson plan for upper elementary and middle school

http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=740

Art lesson

http://www.crizmac.com/free_resources/papelpicado.cfm

Day of the Dead Batik Lessons

http://www.artsonia.com/teachers/lessonplans/plan.asp?id=1257

Lesson for primary students

http://pbskids.org/mayaandmiguel/english/parentsteachers/lessonplans/celeb.html

Coloring lessons

http://www.crayola.com/educators/lesson_plans/detail.cfm?id=1128

This is a download for primary, elementary. Very nice packet. Slow loading

http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/teachers/teacherpacket_edited.pdf

Day of the Dead link site

With crafts

http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/ylp/97-98/97-98_units/97-98mini-unit/HMcCarty_DiaMuertos/El_Muertos.html

Other Mexican Holidays

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/mexicanholidays/

Link page

http://holidays.mrdonn.org/dayofthedead.html

Images, photos, art

http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/feature/daydeadindex.html

Videos

http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/mixquicindex.html

Day of the Dead Powerpoint

Fairly sophisticated

http://www.winthrop.edu/vpa/Theatre_&_Dance/Student%20Info/Artsball/Power%20Point%20History.ppt#426,3,Slide 3

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 By Alan Haskvitz

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Haskvitz

Halloween offers a great teachable moment that can be related to a variety of integrated lessons. There are a diverse array of units, lessons, printables, and craft sites.

One of world’s largest list of lesson plans links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/alansplans.html

Links to all types of holiday related resources

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/pumpkins.html

Teachable moment article

A guide to creating the best units.

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/teachable-moments.html

Really good link with lots of lots of interesting ideas.

http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/SubPlans/hween.htm

Uneven quality, but a good variety of Halloween related lessons

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/Halloween.htm

Anoka, Minnesota

The Halloween capital of America

Take a look at how a city built its claim.

http://www.anokahalloween.com/history.html

Halloween Activities and Lessons

http://www.theteacherscorner.net/seasonal/halloween/index.htm

Halloween printables and primary lessons

http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Halloween/

Large list from Donn

http://holidays.mrdonn.org/halloween.html

General link sites

http://712educators.about.com/cs/halloween/a/halloweenless.htm

http://www.fvsd.ab.ca/stm/halloween_sites.htm

History of Halloween

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/TLRESOURCES/units/Byrnes-celebrations/halloween.html

Pumpkin lessons

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson028.shtml

Canadian lesson plans

http://canadaonline.about.com/od/halloweenlessonplans/Halloween_Lesson_Plans.htm

Halloween Safety lessons

http://teachertipstraining.suite101.com/article.cfm/halloween_lesson_plan

Physical Education Plans for Halloween

A good variety. Other holidays physical education plans also listed.

http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/searchresults.asp?category=59

Halloween flash cards

http://www.eslgo.com/resources/lesson_plans/halloween.html

Art lesson: Draw a Monster

http://kweto.com/skripts/halloween.html

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