Halloween falls on a Saturday in 2015, and as always, is
October 31. Explore the literature, customs, and history of
Halloween, using our lessons, printables, and resources.
You'll find everything from costume patterns and printable
Halloween masks to counting activities and vocabulary
lessons. Students love this autumn holiday – take
advantage of it and integrate these Halloween resources into
any of your classes to enhance cross-curricular study for
all grade levels.
Teaching Racism & Discrimination in America
The issues of racism, prejudice, and discrimination have plagued the United States since it was founded, and racially motivated killings still occur with frequency today. Help your students understand the historical contexts of racism—with references on slavery, immigration, and the civil rights movement—to frame your conversation on modern instances of prejudice.
Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), 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 stories.