Halloween

Ready to Go Teacher Created Activities

Halloween is a holiday observed on October 31st. Dressing up in costumes, trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins, eating candy and telling spooky stories makes this a favorite day for people everywhere. 


 
 

Holiday Stories: Halloween

This Primary activity teaches young readers facts about Halloween. This activity begins with an educational and interesting 6 minute Halloween video. The students are able to watch and learn, then read and learn more about Halloween. Six multiple choice items measure comprehension. Automated grading provides instant feedback for teachers and students. What a treat! 

 Holiday Stories: Halloween

 
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History of Halloween  

This highly engaging  reading and writing activity is geared for elementary school students. Grab students attention with a 2 minute video produced by the History Channel. A two page story make for fun reading, while full of sharing many historical facts about Halloween. Multiple choice and extended response questions check comprehsion and support reading and writing standards. 

History of Halloween  

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All About Frankenstein  

Halloween is a perfect time to introduce upper elementary school  students to the first science fiction silent movie, Frankenstein. After the 12 minute video students will read one page informational text about Frankenstein, answer 1 multiple choice item and 1 extended response question.

 

All About Frankenstein

 
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The Legend of Sleep Hollow (Halloween)

Introduce high school students to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow this Halloween. This  is one of the earliest pieces of American fiction and one of the first pieces of American horror literature. Written in 1820 by Washington Irving, the beginning and ending of this story will send chills up students back for an educational and spooky lesson. 

 

 

The Legend of Sleep Hollow (Halloween)

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Halloween Word Problems

This fun Halloween activity builds reading and math skills all in one activity, with holiday themed twist. Second and third grades will have fun solving these Halloween addition and subtraction word problems. Exact match responses allow automated scoring for instant feedback.   

 

Halloween Word Problems

 
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