Holiday Happenings = Halloween Using Special Occasion Materials in Language Skills Activities (Short Form)
Author: Elaine Kirn-Rubin
Suitable for: 6-8, Students, Instructors and Tutors. Secondary Students, Young Adults, Adults, independent learners, and Home School students. For English improvement, ESL, EFL, Literacy, WIOA, Career and College, and Corrections Institutions. New Readers; Beginning through Intermediate Language Learners
What It Is: The 68-page, half-sized, original version of Holiday Happenings: Halloween containing about 1/4 the material of the 108-page full-sized, comprehensive source
Why You Need It:Lack time or energy to work through the daunting 108-page full-sized version subtitled "Everything to Know (Now) about Teaching & Learning Language Skills with Special-Occasion Materials?" In case you still want Halloween material that won't detract from serious language- ed purposes and progress, it offers just the highlights.
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What It Does:
teaches teachers & independent learners to:
present or learn subject matter through multi-leveled readings, whole-class vs. individual earning formats, Main-Idea Quizzes, outlining, and the oral skills "Expert Game"
build vocabulary through traditional strategies like Parts-of-Speech Charts, Guessing Meaning from Context, Filling-in-the-Blanks (CLOZE tests), and Vocabulary Card Games.
advance listening/speaking skills with oral story telling, Sentence Strips, Information-Gap activities, sequenced action series, and compelling discussion
suppliesclassroom-ready reproducibles:non-fiction articles, exercises, quizzes, Answer Keys, stories, etc.
introduces two pre-prepared 52-card decks:  Symbols & Customs and  Vocabulary Building, either or both available with the book or separately
demonstrates some effective ways to present, practice, and check mastery of special-occasion or other kinds of subject matter
offers about 1/4 of the material of the subsequent full-sized, how-to resource, saving time and attention