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Halloween Riddles

Riddles

  1. Why does every friendship need the letter "R"?
  2. If you worked in a mortuary, what would you call your free time?
  3. What holiday do vampires celebrate to show their gratitude for all the good food they've had this year?
  4. What is a vampire's favorite fruit?
  5. What does Frankenstein do on Mother's Day?
  6. What kind of boats do vampires like best?
  7. What would you have if you crossed a Frankenstein with a Werewolf?
  8. What should a person do if they're afraid of dying in bed?
  9. What's the best way to get into a locked cemetery at midnight?
  10. What has a head like a black cat, feet like a black cat, a tail like a black cat, but isn't a black cat?
  11. What would you get if you crossed a mummy with a vampire?
  12. Why is the letter "E" like death?
  13. What would Dracula hate to have for breakfast?
  14. Why does Frankenstein love good riddles?
  15. What's the difference between a cat and a comma?

Answers

  1. Because without it, our friends would be "fiends."
  2. Coffin breaks
  3. Fangsgiving
  4. Neck-tarines
  5. He sends a dozen roses to the Electric Company.
  6. Blood vessels
  7. An electric fur coat or a pinball machine that bites
  8. Run to the LIVING room
  9. Use a skeleton key
  10. A black kitten
  11. Either a flying Band Aid or a gift-wrapped bat
  12. Because it's always at the end of life
  13. Stakes at sunrise; they're sure to give him heartburn.
  14. Because they keep him in stitches
  15. One has its claws at the end of its paws and the other its pause at the end of its clause


Excerpted from The Complete Teacher's Almanack: A Daily Guide to All 12 Months of the Year by Dana Newman.

Highlights

Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
Join the Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon! Read each episode as it's re-released with newly revealed facts, behind-the-scenes illustrations, and the inside scoop. Make it official by pledging on the blog to read each chapter with Cosmoe. Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements that can easily be paired to the stories.

Handwashing Awareness
Kids are especially susceptible to contracting and spreading viruses during the winter months. Prevention starts with proper handwashing. Show students how to keep germs away.

March Calendar of Events
March is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: National School Breakfast Week (3/2-6), World Orphan Week (3/4-11), Boston Massacre (3/5/1770), Daylight Saving Time Begins (3/8), International Women's Day (3/8), Teen Tech Week (3/8-14), Pi Day (3/14), St. Patrick's Day (3/17), Spring Begins (3/20), Make Your Own Holiday Day (3/26), and World Theatre Day (3/27). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Music In Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, and Youth Art Month!

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Talk to your students about the accomplishments women have made—as well as the adversity they have faced.

Teaching with Comics
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guide to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series, as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stores.


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