October and Halloween STEM Challenges with Close Reading

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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  1. End of the Year STEM and other STEM challenge activities are so much fun. But, finding the time to incorporate design challenges into your curriculum can be difficult. This FULL YEAR STEM BUNDLE includes MORE THAN 70 STEM DESIGN CHALLENGES from the STEM with CLOSE READING series. Each challenge s
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Halloween STEM challenges and other October STEM activities are so much fun. But, finding the time to incorporate design challenges into your curriculum can be difficult. The October STEM Design Challenge COLLECTION is part of the STEM with CLOSE READING series. It gives you FOUR OF MY BEST SELLING STEM CHALLENGES and will seamlessly allow you to tie together the curriculum by giving you rigorous text dependent questions that go with a high interest reading passages IN ADDITION to the fun STEM activities! Watch your kids faces LIGHT UP as they put their thinking caps on and let the STEM adventure begin!


  • Design a Spider Web
  • Design a Bat
  • Build a Sugar Cube Arch
  • Design a Witch's Parachute

Integrating ELA into your STEM challenges has never been easier or more relevant. Use the close reading passages and questions to get the kids pumped up for the challenges that is before them!

These STEM activities and design challenges come with rigorous questions for four high interest passages, and four STEM challenges your students can do with readily available materials you have around the house or the classroom. In addition you will also receive challenge posters to post in your room and STEM challenge activity parent letters to send home.

STEM challenges are so much fun, they are great for infusing teamwork into your classroom, help to foster a positive classroom community, AND can be used for a wide range of ages and abilities!

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