Our Halloween Big Bundle has all you need for this Halloween Holiday Season.
It includes –
Halloween Maths Centers
Room on the Broom
Halloween Writing Prompts
Halloween Script Writing
Halloween – Who am I?
Parts of Speech Halloween Theme
Readers for Halloween
Halloween Readers – Are you looking for some simple readers based on a Halloween theme? Look no further here are four in colour and black and white.
Both sets of readers are available in colour and black/white.
- There are two easy readers – Here is a … This is a…
- and two more complicated readers – see the preview
- Copy and follow the instructions to make individual books or books for your class library.
Maths Centers – Halloween
These Halloween Math Center Tasks are colourful and engaging while challenging and supporting basic number sense. Explore ten frames, friends of 10, less than/bigger than, turn around facts, calendar dates, days and months of the year, sequencing tasks, matching numerals to words, skip counting and problem-solving cards.
Each Halloween Math Center has a coloured version as well as black and white to save your ink. You could copy the black and white versions onto colored card to give another printing option.
Ten frames for Number Sense
- Use these as flashcards, sequence in order, ask how did you know it was 5?
- Encourage children to share strategies i.e. I saw 3 and 2 and that is 5
Friends of Ten
- Use a dry erase marker to record answers, or copy one for each child in black and white.
- Use as cards for a memory game to match two that make 10.
- Match partners and show using counters or use blank cards to make your own friends of 10 cards and write equations.
Less Than or Bigger Than
- Copy the board for each student.
- With a buddy – choose a number each from the card pile and place in the correct side of the card.
- Use the three numbers on the cards to write on small whiteboards the four equations for addition and subtraction equations.
- Use the date tags to reinforce ordinals – ask questions like what is next, in front of and can be glued on for each day as the month progresses.
Days of the Week
- Use the cards to sequence the days of the week.
Month of the Year
- Use the cards to sequence the days of the months of the year.
- Sequence 0-10, 0-20, 0-50, 0-100, 0-120. Each set of cards are coloured-coded in sets of 9 with random numbers to sequence.
- Sequence each set – get a buddy to check them.
- Match the collection to the correct labels.
- Match the times to the clocks – there are analogue clocks to match to an analogue time and a digital time tag – o’clock – half past – quarter past – quarter to.
Odd and Even Numbers
- Place the legs or eyes in a line and start adding the numerals to show the counting sequence.
Problem Solving Tasks
- Students are to read each card and solve the problems, use the recording sheet to show working out and answers.
- Cut along the lines and then put them back together to show the correct counting sequence for skip counting patterns.
Room on the Broom
Use the magical picture story book “Room on the Broom’ to explore language, have shared experiences, and look at the character, setting and plot development. Quick and easy setup plus clear student directions make these activities perfect for centres.
Your students will love exploring new vocabulary, sharing what they discover, listing parts of speech, sequencing, and writing tasks through this book study.
Tasks included in our product –
- – There are words from the story on cards for you to use. You can display them in your room as writing or reading prompts. They can be used to put into alphabetical order, sort words into similar groups, and name the groups. In word work, students can find the meanings of them. Labels are provided to sort into nouns, adjectives, and verbs.
- – Copy each page and display. As a grade, list the things you – Know about Witches- Want to know about Witches – How will we find this out? In the last section, record your new Learning about Witches (there is one on each page as well as a template that includes all four on one page).
- – Around each picture, record words to describe it. Discuss adjectives, verbs, and nouns
- – sequencing task, label the characters, fill in the missing word, two comprehension tasks, two sequencing tasks, beginning/middle/end, witch/dragon are-have-can, fact task, story map – setting, characters and problem/solution, true or false, making connections, my opinion, narrative template, witch and animals to go on the side of your writing, a recount, Dragon loses fire, word work – oo – itch – and, phonic challenge.
- – Copy the pages of your choice. Cut and attach to sticks. Students perform oral plays with the characters.
Writing Prompts for Halloween
Our students love a great theme and this Halloween Reading and Writing Activities pack encourages all students to read and write about Halloween while learning about many aspects of English.
There is a full-colour copy and a ‘save my ink’ version. As you brainstorm words add them to this list. They can be used for writing tasks and expanding vocabulary over the time of this work.
A-Z Key – Copy one for each child or a larger copy for one between 2. Write as many words as you can that are about Halloween. Add them to the class Word Wall.
Book Report – Your job is to convince someone else to read your favourite Halloween book. Fill out the book report and share it with the grade.
Acrostic Poem – Write a word or sentence for each letter of HALLOWEEN and TRICK or TREAT
Draw and label your outfit – Record what it is made of, and discuss the parts of it. Use lined paper to write a prediction about what will happen when you wear your outfit.
Spooky house words – Draw a spooky house and then put descriptive words around it.
List candy you like – With a partner list the candy you love, they love and you both love. In the middle is what you both love to eat.
Design a witch outfit – Design a witch’s outfit and write a description.
Superstition list – Explore books and use the internet to list why we are superstitious.
Make up a potion – what would you put in it and what would it do?
You can match the letters and play snap or use them for memory cards.
Copy on colour and laminate. Place in a cup/tin each with the labels attached, and choose one of each colour to write a narrative.
Halloween, Trick or Treat
Script Writing Halloween Theme
- Use this Halloween holiday theme to start your grade on script writing or consolidate the skills they have. Use planners, storyboards, speech bubbles and an Interactive Notebook page to explore script writing.
KWHL on Script Writing
- Colour and black/white versions. This will assist in assessing what your grade knows about script writing and help to choose tasks that will fit. This is what we know about scriptwriting. This is what we want to know about scriptwriting.
- This is how we will find out what we want to know about scriptwriting. This is our new learning about scriptwriting.
Stick Puppets to motivate writing
- Use these as stick puppets. Add a small stick to the back. Have two students choose two puppets and then they have a conversation. Record the conversation and playback and edit if necessary. They can then write the conversation as a script.
What is a Script?
- Colour and black and white versions.
- Script Planner includes black and white, a Poster – example to share, Planning sheet for a script.
- Version One – has three simple boxes
- Version Two – has seven boxes but follows the three-step process
- Version Three – Interactive Notebook for the three steps
- Script for two characters – Color and black/white versions Script between 2 characters. Follow the numbers to make sense of the conversation. (Choice of 7 characters) Pages for recording speech.
Halloween Who am I?
Who am I? This pack encourages your students to describe their costumes and decide what to wear on Halloween night. Be creative and explore each description.
- list what your students might choose to wear as a costume for Halloween.
Cards with costume examples
- orally describe the costume•choose one to write about – writing template provided choose one, draw, write about the costume•orally describe the costume to a buddy
- to describe what your students may wear as a costume for Halloween.
Interactive Notebook pages
- What is the costume?
- Why did you choose it?
- What do you need to organize?
- Draw and label it?
- There is a template to record your own choice
Class recount pages
- Write about how they dressed up for Halloween.
- There are four covers to choose from.
- There are additional writing pages if you have students who need more lines to write on.
Parts of Speech – Halloween Theme
Use our Parts of Speech Halloween theme to work out if a word is a noun, verb or adjective is all part of helping to make a great sentence and writing a grammatically correct text. Enjoy this Halloween theme pack while sorting out nouns, verbs and adjectives.
- These posters when displayed will guide your students through the difference between nouns, verbs and adjectives.
- There is a second version of the Adjectives poster with USA and non USA spelling.
- Use the picture prompts to sort into three groups – nouns – verbs – adjectives.
- Record the groups of words on the provided templates.
Print and go
- This print and go section allows for consolidation of what the students know about nouns, verbs and adjectives.
- Brainstorm tasks, alphabet keys and recording templates that are clear and suitable for focus groups or whole class tasks.
- Use these templates for planning writing tasks that focus on using nouns, verbs and adjectives.
- These can be theme based or a text of your choice.
Read the Room
- Print the cards and display them around the room.
- Print the recording sheet for each child.
- As they find a card they record if the card is displaying a word that is a noun, verb or adjective.
- There is an answer key.
- These cards can be printed and laminated.
- The students can use a dry erase marker to add adjectives to describe each picture.
- You could print and use it in focus groups and complete a few of the cards together.
- Check in with a buddy and add more adjectives together.
Read the description and download the preview before purchasing. The preview clearly shows you what is included in this pack.
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