Do You Believe in Ghosts Essay, Printables, Rubrics (Sleepy Hollow or Halloween)

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7th - 12th, Adult Education
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This Essay Writing topic works great with the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow," with another ghost story, or as a stand alone essay for Halloween. Students have a choice of expository or narrative response to the prompt: "Do you believe in ghosts."

This activity includes infinitely re-usable resources for both demand/ timed writing as well as the writing process (same as found in my Themed Essay Writing Bundles). Students can walk through the steps of the process, including a peer review checklist that forces students to identify good and bad (rather than just writing "it's all good" as some of mine liked to do.)

Prompt on separate page (student printable)
Instructions: Demand/ Timed Writing
Substitute Teacher Instructions (form to fill in for Sub)
Substitute Teacher Instructions Sample
Demand/ Timed Writing Rubric
Instructions: Planned Essay Using Writing Process
Response to a Prompt Pre-Writing worksheet
Rough Draft Checklist
Peer Editing Checklist
Essay Writing Rubric for Planned Essay Using the Writing Process
Common Core Standards this may help meet

File is a single PDF.

This item is also included in the The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Activity Bundle

This item is also part of the Washington Irving Activities Bundle and the Halloween ELA Activity Bundle. Big bundles and big savings!

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