2-Sentence Horror Stories Writing Activity FREEBIE

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
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Let students have fun and get creative with this FREE 2-Sentence Horror Stories Writing Activity. Students will write a couple of 2-sentence horror stories, which will challenge them to consider their reader's reactions while writing concisely. This writing activity can serve as enrichment, a resource for early finishers, or just a fun Halloween lesson!

Included in the teacher's guide are directions for using this lesson as a whole class activity, a station, or delivering it remotely using TPT's digital tool integration with Google Classroom. You'll also receive links to more examples than students will ever need!

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  • Teacher Guide
  • 2-Sentence Horror Stories Worksheet
    • With lines for writing
    • Without lines for writing

Please note that this resource is a non-editable PDF file. If you wish to remove a page, you'll have to use TPT's digital tool to do so.

This resource can be a wonderful activity on its own. It was, however, created to be an enrichment activity to go with my other Horror Genre Study resources.

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***This resource is non-editable. It is designed to be used in-person or with TPT's digital tool.

Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole and build toward a particular tone and outcome (e.g., a sense of mystery, suspense, growth, or resolution).
Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its significance, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.


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