Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7

Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
Halloween Writing Unit | Haunting Narratives & Petrifying Poetry for Grades 5-7
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This fantastic Halloween writing unit is designed to enhance students' writing skills and vocabulary using a variety of exciting activities. Poetry writing, a narrative writing planner, a ‘haunted house’ story prompt, worksheets to develop sensory language and vocabulary building activities are incorporated into a well-structured and engaging unit of work.

Halloween themed writing paper is included for students to present the final draft of their writing. Create an eye-catching display for the Halloween ‘Haunted House’ creative writing activity. Great for both struggling and skilled writers.

Writing rubrics and a narrative writing checklist are included for teacher assessment and student self-assessment. The product is aligned to the Common Core Standards and is also suitable for teachers working in other areas.

Students love the theme of Halloween and greatly enjoy creating exciting Halloween themed poetry and narratives using the excellent vocabulary building resources included in the product. Every worksheet and activity has been designed to maximize student interest and to engage students in writing to a high standard. This product has been tried and tested in the classroom with great success!

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This product contains:

  • Over 50 pages of exciting and innovative activities
  • Detailed instructions and suggestions for teachers for each activity
  • Halloween vocabulary list
  • Halloween taxonomy cards and worksheet
  • Alliteration worksheets
  • Poetry planning template
  • Halloween blank word search
  • Two narrative writing planning templates
  • Sensory language activities for narrative writing
  • Haunted house vocabulary handout
  • Six Halloween writing paper templates
  • Narrative writing rubric (aligned with the common core)
  • Self-assessment narrative writing rubric
  • Narrative writing checklist for self-assessment

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You many also enjoy my Halloween Writing Prompts; a great follow on activity to this Halloween writing unit. Use this resource as differentiation for gifted pupils who need a further challenge.

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Michelle.

Total Pages
53 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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