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September 15 - October 15
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month with the following lessons, activities, videos, and more for grades K-12.
Observe the 2014 event October 20-24 by helping students and parents learn about and advocate for school safety, including preventing bullying, reducing crime and violence, improving discipline, and increasing student attendance.
October is National Popcorn Poppin' Month, and we offer a variety of fun, creative activity ideas for multiple subjects and all grade levels.
October 13, 2014
Columbus Day is celebrated in the U.S., Spain, and many countries in Latin America. Whether Christopher Columbus is thought of positively or negatively depends on point-of-view. The following themed package presents a rangs of opinions.
On October 16, 1859, the abolitionist John Brown and 22 followers captured the U.S. Armory and Arsenal at Harpers Ferry. The following lessons, resources, and activities set and describe an important event leading to the American Civil War.
October 31, 2014
Pumpkin carving traditions began in Scotland and Ireland with the carving of turnip lanterns. Make your own turnip lantern, carve a virtual pumpkin, download patterns for state-of-the-art pumpkins, and have fun this Halloween these lessons and activities.