Your students will love writing dialogue with these fun Halloween riddles! You can use them to introduce or practice punctuating and capitalizing dialogue.
Kids read a riddle then write the response as a quoted sentence. For example:
What did the little ghost say when he ran out of candy? (Boo hoo!)
The little ghost said, "Boo hoo!"
• Two versions: color and blackline
• Poster with rules for writing dialogue and an example
• Nine illustrated Halloween riddles
• Spaces to write dialogue with dialogue tags at the beginning and end for each riddle
It's fun practice for placement of quotation marks and commas in quoted text!
Looking for more Halloween fun? Try these!
• Halloween Possessive Nouns
• Halloween Writing: How to Carve a Pumpkin
• Halloween Writing: The Best Dressed Witch
• Pumpkin Measurement Centers
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Halloween Clip Art was created by Victoria Shearham from Lucky Learners
Common Core State Standards Addressed:
Grade 3 – L.3.2.C, W.3.3.B
Grade 4 – L.4.2.B, W.4.3.B