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Lesson Plans - October

All About Me Writing

* Think of an event (or two) that happened to them over the summer break
* Create a booklet (3 to 8 pages) highlighting this/these event/s

Explore Summers Past and Present

Whether it is a special song, a favorite movie, or a family vacation, everyone has special summer memories that are fun to share. In this activity, children think about their own memories and answer questions before asking the same questions of someone older. After comparing summer stories, work together to make a poster that shows what is the same and what is different.

Stained-Glass-Window Leaves for Autumn

Make “stained-glass” fall leaves to decorate classroom windows.

Hairy Monster Stories

The “Hairy Monster Pots” art project leads to student writing fun.

My Pumpkin Story

Students use an online tool to “carve” a pumpkin. Then they write a story about their pumpkin.