Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)

Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
Halloween: Then & Now- Reading, Writing and Art with a Printable Text (4-6)
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This lesson plan provides a printable or projectable informational text that focuses on the historic origins of the holiday and compares Halloween traditions then and now.

This lesson plan includes a variety of activities to support your English Language Arts standards during this Halloween season! The lesson guides students to revisit the text in search of deeper information, talk about the text, take notes, and write about their new learning in a fun Haunted House shape book!

This Halloween resource includes:

- printable student informational text booklet: "Halloween: Then & Now"

- projectable teacher informational text: "Halloween: Then & Now"

- one page printable article: "Halloween: Then & Now"

- two lesson plan options: An engaging I Observe, I Think, I Wonder lesson or a thorough lesson plan that will walk you step by step through the close reading process

- grade specific text dependent questions for 4th, 5th and 6th focused on RI standards

- text dependent questions answer keys

- note taking graphic organizers

- partner talk strategy poster

- student writing printable: Haunted House Shape Book

- witch craftivity template and instructions

Students LOVE Halloween and sometimes teachers wish they could feed off that energy to make the holiday a little more educational. We've created a meaningful way to engage students in the excitement of Halloween while also meeting ELA standards.

Our buyers say:

"The students really enjoyed this! They didn't even realize they were practicing so many reading skills!"

"Great resource for teaching a multidisciplinary lesson on a topic students can be excited about - kids LOVE Halloween!"

***Lessons are also available for grades 1-3.***

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Total Pages
64 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

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