Make learning about Halloween engaging, educational, and meaningful by incorporating the prompts of Depth and Complexity and Content Imperatives! This pack offers Depth and Complexity frames, a spooky writing activity, and task cards to get your kids communicating, writing, illustrating, and thinking! Get your students to hold collaborative conversations regarding Halloween traditions, rules, ethics, and more! Your students will also write their own spooky stories using a Depth and Complexity frame to plan their writing while incorporating the icons to make their writing more detailed. Below, you will find a brief description of each item included in this pack. These frames, task cards, and spooky writing activity are also part of a larger bundle which includes many more activities and a Halloween board game. You can find it by clicking on the link below:
Halloween Depth and Complexity Frames, Games, and Activities Bundle
Never used Depth and Complexity icons or frames in your classroom? No problem! None of your students are identified as GATE? Still not a problem! This packet is for all students and detailed directions are included for each page. I’ve used frames and the prompts of Depth and Complexity with all of my students (GATE or not), and they really enjoy it!
This bundle includes:
+4 Different Frames featuring Depth and Complexity (new icons included) and the Content Imperatives
+4 Frames (same as above) which include cooperative learning structures built in:
Keep students engaged in a team dynamic as they learn to work together.
+2 of these frames will assist your students in writing original spooky stories
using prompts such as: How will your story change over time? What impact will your story have on its readers? What are some descriptive creepy details you’ll use in your story? And much, much more!
+ Spooky Story Spider Flow Map:
Students can draw out or write the order of events in order to draft their story.
+ Final draft Halloween paper and illustrate your spooky story page
+ Task cards
to use in addition to or instead of the frames (in color and black & white): Use as a way to get students communicating with each other and practicing comprehending the icons
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