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Kordek’s Korner
Welcome to Kordek’s Korner ! This is a special holiday issue outside of the regular biweekly newsletter. This issue will be focused specifically on holiday resources. The resources will also be posted on my blog, Kordek’s Korner, for future reference.
Holiday Issue Halloween 2012f

There are a variety of Halloween books in the library both Fiction and Nonfiction. There are too many for me to choose one or two to write about. Check on the school’s online catalog or come visit me in the library.

Halloween By Numbers http://www.history.com/ topics/halloween/ interactives/halloweenby-the-numbers

Scholastic: Halloween Activity Set http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/ collection.jsp?id=106 - Halloween Web Hunt - Halloween Article - Activities about Bats and Bugs - Writing Prompts

AbcTeach: Halloween http://www.abcteach.com/directory/ seasonalholidays/halloween/ - Variety of activity sheets both academic and for entertainment

Halloween Around the World http://www.novareinna.com/festive/ world.html

I recommend checking this site out

- Online games and activity sheets

History Channel: Halloween Scholastic: Turning Halloween into a Learning Holiday http://www2.scholastic.com/ browse/collection.jsp?id=89 All provide activity sheets - Brief PDF of history of Halloween - Math candy pattern activity with story and worksheets - Author video of turning stories into ideas - Art activity (Monster Bottles) - Writing Prompts - Halloween Math problems
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- History of Jack-O-Lanterns - Pumpkin Facts (Article) - Great Short Video about Pumpkins - Pumpkin Carving Videos - Variety of other videos I like the pumpkin video!

http://www.history.com/topics/ halloween A variety of articles and videos - Information about Halloween - Halloween around the world BrainPop: Halloween http://www.brainpop.com/ socialstudies/culture/halloween/ This is a video that explains where halloween and some traditions come from. It is around 5 mins. Has activity sheets and some FAQs about Halloween with answers.

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