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This month the focus is on explorers, map skills, fire safety, pumpkins… and a special request

October gems from the Teachers.Net Lesson Bank, a treasure trove containing more than 4,200 lessons and activities!
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October 1, 2008

Extraordinary Explorers – Explorer trivia and discussion topics
Middle grade Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/3226.html

Explorers – history and motivation
Elementary Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/4095.html

Early Explorers Project
Middle grade Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/3656.html

Explorers in Texas Project
Middle grade Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2317.html

Explorer Interviews
Elementary Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1456.html

Geography Sandwiches
Elementary Map Skills
teachers.net/lessons/posts/4225.html

Explore with Pumpkins – Turn a pumpkin into a globe
Elementary map skills
http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/689.html

The Discovery of America – A Play About Explorers, Stone Age to Magellan
Elementary
teachers.net/lessons/posts/972.html

Fire Safety Theme Lessons:
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2069.html (Elementary)
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1708.html (Kindergarten)

Firefighters, Community Helpers
Preschool
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1206.html

Forged By Fire
Middle grades Reading/Writing
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2010.html

The Fire Breathing Dragon Finally Uses Mouthwash A Play
Middle grades Language Arts
teachers.net/lessons/posts/4157.html

Teachers.Net Gazette articles of enduring interest:

Teacher Explorers Ski Across Antarctica
teachers.net/gazette/SEP00/antarctica.html

Memory Tricks – Mnemonics
For every grade level, every subject!
teachers.net/gazette/AUG00/poll.html

Pumpkin Math & Writing Activities
teachers.net/gazette/OCT02/pumpkins.html

Bat Wing Stew and other “Recipes”
teachers.net/gazette/OCT02/recipes.html

Harvest/Pumpkin Poems & Songs
teachers.net/gazette/OCT02/lessons.html

Live Chat transcript: Teaching The Myth and The Reality: Christopher Columbus Discovers America
teachers.net/archive/columbus.html

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