Halloween Writing Activities for teens (Digital Google Drive Edition)

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Literature Daydreams
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7th - 10th
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If you are in a 1:1 school or use technology in your classroom - then these cool Halloween Writing prompts are just what you need! Help your teens to celebrate Halloween with something a little more sophisticated that ghosts and ghouls. These fantastic writing prompts are the perfect opportunity for students to enjoy the season and develop their creative writing skills.

So here you have 20 grisly writing prompts (from students going missing on school trip to wild animals deciding to reclaim the planet). There are 2 versions to help you differentiate for all your students' needs:
# One is presented on its own page with lines printed and a suggested 250 word story prompt. These are designed for free writing or even for a full drafted, final version of their story!
# A fully structured and differentiated sheet including my 3 step plan to improving creative writing. This encourages students to create a 5-point plan, to use a variety of creative writing techniques, and to use sophisticated and unusual vocabulary.

This prompts can be used:
# As a bell-ringer task, allocate the same prompt to every student or let them choose
# As a daily writing task across a series of lesson
# As a homework choice selection
# As part of your writing workshop or journal time
# As a writing competition across your whole school this Halloween!

Just print and go!

→ 20 different grisly / supernatural writing prompt pages – setting your students a 250 word writing challenge.
→ 20 improving your creative writing prompt pages – giving your students an opportunity to develop and improve their own creative writing.

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Take a look and see what buyers have said about my writing prompts:
♥ “Very easy to use and a great resource” January 29, 2017
♥ “Loved it!!” December 16, 2016
♥ “These are super creative! Love them! Thanks!” December 14, 2016
♥ “Nice resource. Can’t wait to use some of these prompts! Thank you!” December 11, 2016

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