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Halloween Writing Activity - Write a Creative Mystery Story

Grade Levels
5th - 8th
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14 pages
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Description

Halloween Creative Writing Activity - An eye-catching and easy to use assignment for students to create a fun and spooky Halloween Story. Great for both struggling and skilled writers!

Includes a unique "Dial A Mystery" activity to help students who have "writer's block". Students can work together or individually to create the ultimate list of ideas to help writer who struggle to come up with creative ideas. My students love this Halloween activity! Easy to differentiate!

Download includes:

- Full instructions

- Detailed student assignment sheet

- Student brainstorming sheet

- Short Story Planner (introduction, rising action, climax...)

- "Dial-A-Mystery" template

- Planning Template

- Short story elements brainstorming page

- Peer editing / self assessment rubric

- Grading rubric

- 3 sheets of Halloween themed writing paper

Covers Common Core Standards for Writing (Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences)

Part of my Halloween Activity Bundle—click the link below to check it out!

Halloween Activity Bundle—Writing, Grammar & Poetry

** Also part of my "Holiday Literacy Pack - Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas" Click the link below to check it out.

Holiday Literacy Pack - Halloween, Thanksgiving & Christmas

Here are some of my other Halloween themed products.

Spooky Grammar Review & Practice

Halloween Writing Prompts and Story Starter Cards

Interview With A Vampire Halloween Writing Activity

Looking for DIGITAL GOOGLE / MS OneDrive version of this assignment? Check out the link below!

Halloween Mystery Writing - Google Version

(C) Addie Williams

Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

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