Our Halloween Bundle Reading Writing and Maths has reading, writing and math tasks for you at this crazy and busy time of the year.
Your kids will stay on task and be engaged using these tasks.
This Halloween Bundle Reading Writing and Maths contains the following packs
Math Tasks Halloween Theme
Reading and Writing Halloween Theme
Readers Halloween Theme
Reading and Writing
Our students love a great theme and this Halloween Reading and Writing Pack encourages all students to read and write about Halloween.
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 to expand the vocabulary used 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.
Your job is to convince someone else to read your favourite Halloween book. Fill out the book report and share it with the grade.
Write a word or sentence for each letter of HALLOWEEN and TRICK or TREAT
Match capitals to lower case on bugs – You can match the letters or play snap or use them for memory cards.
Copy on colour and laminate. Place each in a cup/tin each with the labels attached, and choose one of each colour to write a narrative.
Halloween, Trick or Treat
Draw and label your outfit
Draw the outfit you would like to wear this year – label it.
Record what it is made of, and discuss the parts of it.
Use the 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.
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 an outfit
Design a witch’s outfit and write a description.
Explore books and use the internet to list why we are superstitious. List things we avoid like
– Not crossing in front of black cats
– Not walking under ladders
Make a Potion
What would you put in it and what would it do?
Readers Halloween Theme
- Are you looking for some simple readers based on a Halloween theme? Look no further here are four in colour and black and white.
- All readers are available in colour and black/white.
- There are two easy readers
- Here is a …
- This is a…
- and two more complicated readers.
- Copy and follow the instructions to make individual books or books for your class library.
These Halloween Math Tasks are colourful and engaging while challenging and supporting basic number sense.
- 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 section has a coloured version as well as black and white to save your ink.
- You could copy the black and white versions onto coloured card to give another printing option.
Ten frames for Number Sense
Use these as flashcards, sequence them in order, and 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.
There are 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
Cards to sequence the days of the week.
Month of the Year
The cards are used 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 colored 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.
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