Great for Halloween-- use with any spooky or scary stories and poems! This activity has students examine why scary or spooky stories are appealing, using analysis and support of two or more pieces of literature (such as The Raven, The Monkey’s Paw, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, or others.) Includes student instructions and planning worksheets for both a literary essay and a multimedia project. Bonus: Includes the Quick Guide to Literary Essay student reference sheet.
Literary Essay Student Printable with Rubric
Literary Essay Planning Worksheet
Multimedia Project Student Printable with Rubric
Multimedia Project Planning Worksheet
Quick Guide to Literary Essays student reference sheet (also works with the multimedia project)
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This item is also part of the Halloween ELA Activity Bundle
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Like this? Check these out:
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Activity Bundle
The Raven Activities Bundle
The Monkey's Paw Activity Bundle