October Ideas -
Columbus Day -
Day of the Dead -Dictionary Day - Halloween - Hispanic Heritage Month- Month of Mary -Nobel Prizes - Spiders

October is National Bullying Prevention Month --
Cyberbullying and internet safety issues -with Social Media tips/rules
PDF from Media Smarts

Common Sense Media


Hispanic Heritage Month - September 15-October 15

Columbus Day -- see full list from Media Specialist Guide to the Internet

Day of the Dead

Dictionary Day - October 16th - Noah Webster -- Fact sheet about him and Brief Bio and longer History also Newspaper type The Mini Page PDF about him and activities
Noah Webster and his Words -- online book trailer video

Dictionaries game - BBC Bitesize

Find the Word game- BBC


  • Miss Alaineus - author video and others on book
  • Boy who loved words - Schotter
  • Library Dragon - Deedy - idioms, fire words
  • Max's words - Banks
  • Monkey business - Edwards - idioms
  • There's a frog in my throat - Leedy - idioms
  • Thesaurus Rex - Steinberg

Fire Prevention Week - Oct. 5-11 - Scholastic slide show and game


Make a difference Day - 4th Saturday in October

Nobel Prizes announced - starting October 3rd

Spiders --
Spiders and Scorpions
at ExploringNature.org (if you need passwords, please email Mrs. Cutler )
Spider myths - Burke Museum

World Food Day - October 16

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