Halloween Reading Passages Boom Cards

Grade Levels
4th - 5th
Formats Included
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  • Internet Activities
48 pages
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This set of Boom Cards features 48 cards is a reading set featuring Halloween. Students will read passages and respond to basic comprehension questions, including vocabulary and text features. These digital self-checking Boom Cards are such a great way for keeping students engaged.

The Boom Cards include:

  • 48 multiple-choice cards
  • 4 Reading selections and 4 Brain Break Reading passages
  • Each card features the reading passage and one question.
  • Task cards feature photographs and clipart.
  • Questions include vocabulary, use of text features, and basic comprehension questions - main idea, applied vocabulary, inferring, and more.
  • Passage 1 – Trick or Treat - 8 questions
  • Passage 2 - What Are You Afraid of? - 7 questions
  • Passage 3 - Happy Haunting– 7 questions
  • Passage 4 - Stingy Jack– 6 questions
  • Brain Break 1 – Amount of Candy Sold Each Year– 5 questions
  • Brain Break 2 - Hiding in Plain Sight– 5 questions
  • Brain Break 3 - Did You Know? Fun Facts– 5 questions
  • Brain Break 4 - The Great Pumpkin– 5 questions

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Your Teacher's Guide includes:

  • Link for redeeming your Boom set
  • Directions for redeeming (in case you need them)
  • Answer Key
  • The page count includes 48 task cards.

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Boom Task Cards will require no printing, cutting out, or laminating. These sets are perfect for:

  • At-Home Learning
  • Small group time
  • Centers
  • Morning work
  • Early Finishers
  • Test Review and practice


To use Boom Cards:

You must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires.

For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards. You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with "Fast Pins," (play provides instant feedback for self-grading Boom Cards). Fast Play is always a free way for students to engage with Boom Cards decks.

For additional assignment options, you'll need a premium account. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our premium account. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial.

You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: http://bit.ly/BoomTrial. If you choose not to stay on a premium account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins (which give instant feedback for decks that are self-grading).

NOTE: This set is available in a printable set. The printable set has the same reading passages with all questions on the same page. The printable set provides the reading passages in two reading levels. The printable set also includes a one-page magazine-style reading selection with a 3-page graphic organizer set of worksheets. The newspaper/magazine page is used in this Boom set as part of the Brain Breaks. This Boom set has additional questions and more color.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.


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