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MidLink's Haunted House for a Halloween treat you'll never forget!  It's our 6th year of haunting, and this house is the best ever.

Halloween Acrostics from Welford and Wickham Primary School, West Berkshire, England. (Curriculum Connection:  Language arts/visual arts, writing - Middle Grades)

GhostChasers - Join this exciting project created at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT).  Includes guidelines, objectives, and lesson plans and activities.  Enjoy and contribute to the ghost stories, Halloween legends, and folklore.  

Fright-Write Award-winning Halloween stories from students at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School, Ft. Myers, Fl. They entered a contest by sponsored by the Fort Myers NewsPress. Graphics and backgrounds were created by the students. 

??Moles Around the World?? Do you secretly love_wid.gif (3564 bytes) MOLES and obsess over them? Do you spend your days pondering what a titanium mole would look like? Join the fun at Carondolet High School, Concord, California.  These clever students and teachers have integrated MOLES across the curriculum.  Is there any learning going on here?  YES!!  You'll enjoy learning with Moles for Halloween and a variety of other "mol-ish" learning activities. (Curriculum Connection: science, chemistry, social studies, language arts - Upper Grades)

Mole Converter from Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Hunterdon, NJ.  Convert your grams to moles or moles to grams with this table from the HCRHS Science On-Line Magazine (Curriculum Connection: science, chemistry - Upper Grades)

Haunted Castles of Britain: Read about these real HAUNTED castles.  This site is filled with great story-starters and inspiration for teen authors!  Imagine your visit and write about it.(Curriculum Connection:  language arts, social studies, writing - Middle and Upper Grades)

Tales and Legends:   Grimm's Fairy Tales in English and German.  This page from Virginia Commonwealth University offers each tale in two languages with a Real Audio file read by a storyteller.  Includes a dictionary and a quiz. (Curriculum Connection: foreign language, language arts - All Grade Levels)

FEMA for Kids: Hurricane information, help, games and more for anyone who wants to know more about natural disasters and how to survive them. You can write about your experiences or read about the experiences of others who have survived hurricanes. (Curriculum Connection: science, language arts, social studies, geography:  Middle and Lower Grades)

Global Book Club This Collaborative Reading Experience created by Pru Cooper and Alicia Jackson is a place to highlight and share outstanding Young Adult novels.  The webmasters are experienced middle school teachers who offer numerous novel-by-novel activities. They will be delighted to share your project results online. (Curriculum Connection:  language arts - Middle Grades)

Book Talks from media specialist, Carolyn Keene, Rundlett Middle School, Concord, NH.  The purpose of a booktalk is to "sell" the book. Just give enough of the plot to interest the listeners but do not give a summary of the book. Don't  give away the important parts of the book, but instead grab the audience's interest and make them want to read the book. Look at these examples and then make your own book talk. (All Grade Levels)

My Hero from Greenfield Elementary, Chesterfield County, VA.  Read about heroes and heroines from all walks of life.  Celebrate National Character Counts month by reading these stories and writing some of your own.  Who is YOUR hero?. (Curriculum Connection: social studies, language arts - All Grade levels)

Why Do We Wash Our Hands? Students find the answer to this question and more as they study bacteria and its relationship to illness.  Surveys, databases, and research play a role in this project from Dave Carson, Poway, California. (Curriculum Connections:  Science, Math, Language Arts - Middle and Lower Grades) 

K-12 Index - This site from Carondolet High School, Concord, California, highlights projects in each discipline.  What's the best part?  They are constructed by students. Watch this site grow!

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