Lesson

Inquiry Based Literacy: What is Halloween?

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will come up with questions that they have about Halloween during a whole-group introduction. They will then research these questions using informational texts and the internet in small groups. Finally, the small groups will create projects to present their research and share them with the class. 

Duration
2-3 hours
Lesson Type
1:1 Lesson

Collection:

Essential Question

What is the origin of Halloween?

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5

English Language Arts

Texts about Halloween (Recommended: The History of Halloween written by: Keith and Sarah Kortemartin)
Pencils
Markers
Crayons
Paper
Poster board 
Glitter, stickers, etc. 
Scissors 
Glue 
Tape 

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Lesson Created By: LauraWhitener