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Halloween – English (13 tasks)
1st task - Word Wall
Color copy and you may want to make the pages larger (A3) before printing.
As you brainstorm words add them to this list.
They can be used for writing tasks and also to expand vocabulary and used over the time of this work.
2nd task 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
3rd task- Book Report
Your job is to convince someone else to read your favorite Halloween book
Fill out the book report and share with the grade.
4th task - Halloween Acrostic Poem
Write a word or sentence for each letter
5th task - Match Capitals to lower case Letters
You can match the letters, Play snap, Use for memory cards
6th task - Story starters
Plot- setting-character, Copy on color and laminate, Place in a cup/tin each with the labels attached
Choose one of each color to write a narrative
7th task - Boggle
Halloween or Trick or treat. Display the letters and see how many words you can make
You may use the letters on the floor to make each word and then write them
8th task - Draw and label your outfit
Draw the outfit you would like to wear this year – label it. Record what it is made of, discuss the parts of it. Use the lined paper to write a prediction about what will happen when you wear your outfit
9th task - Spooky house words
Draw a spooky house and then put descriptive words around it.
10th task - List the Candy you love
With a partner list the candy you love, they love and you both love (in the middle is what you both love to eat)
11th task - Design a witches outfit and write a description
12th task - Superstitious list
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
13th task - Cauldron recipe
Make up a potion – what would you put in it and what would it do?
Halloween – 13 Math Tasks
1st task – Ten Frames
Use these ten frames for number sense, color copy and laminate
There are 2 sets – I standard and 1 not standard
Use 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
2nd task - Make to 10
Copy and laminate – use a dry erase marker
To record answers/or copy one for each child in black and white
Use cards as memory to match two that make 10 or match partners and show using counters
Use blank cards to make your own friends of 10 cards and write equations
3rd task - Less than – Bigger than
Copy and laminate cards and place in the correct place for 6 students – I card each
With a buddy – choose a number each from the card pile and place in the correct side of the card
4th task - Turn around facts
Use the three numbers on the cards to write on small whiteboards the four equations for addition and subtraction
5th task - Calendar Numbers
Calendar - enlarge onto A3 in color
Date tags are used to reinforce ordinals – ask questions like what is next, in front of and can be glued on for each day as the month progresses
6th task - Days of the week
Copy on color and laminate, use the cards to sequence days of the week
7th task - Months of the year
Copy on color and laminate and use the cards to sequence days of the months of the year
8th task - Sequencing Numbers
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
9th task - Matching Collections
Color copy and laminate, match the collection to the numeral and the word
10th task - Telling time
Match the times to the clocks – please use only one set at a time
There are analogue clocks to match to an analogue time and a digital time
Orange set – o'clock
Purple set – half past
Green Set – quarter past
Blue Set – quarter to
11th task - Odds and Evens
There are two sets of cards – copy in color and laminate
Blue and Green are even sets
Orange and Purple are odd sets
Place legs or eyes in a line and start adding the numerals to show the counting sequence
12th task - Problem solving cards
Students are to read each card and solve the problems
Use the recording sheet to show working out and answers
13th task - Skip Counting
Each picture needs to be printed and laminated
Cut along the lines and then put back together to show the correct counting sequence for skip counting
Halloween readers – 15 pages
All are to be printed in color. Print as A4 and then staple on the side before cutting between the books to create the readers.
Two easy readers
Here is a ….
This is a …..
The other two are more complicated and have a short story.
One is about a witch that people think is a ghost.
The other story is about a cat getting caught in a tree and rescued by a witch.