Fun topics keep students engaged in learning, and what better way to pull students in than framing a lesson around Halloween?

From vampires and ghost ships to bats and pumpkin facts, it's easy to craft lessons for students in all grades. Elementary school students can learn about famous ghost stories and share their own spooky stories, and older students can learn about some of the real-life historical events and rumors behind some of today's most loved scary tales.

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    Laura Ascione

    Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura