Halloween Writing for Second Graders is a packet of second grade writing activities with a Halloween theme.
The writing activities can be used for a writer’s workshop, at a thematic writing center, or for independent and guided writing practice.
The packet includes:
3. Learning About Halloween – write, illustrate, and share 5 facts about Halloween.
4. What can you write about a jack-o-lantern?
5. Dear Halloween Note – write a note to “Halloween” telling what is special about the holiday.
6. Write a List! – draw pictures and write a list of Halloween writing ideas.
7. A Halloween Story – draw and write a story about Halloween.
8. How many words can you make from the letters in jack-o-lantern?
9. BBBB Boo! writing – write about a Halloween ghost.
10. Black Cat Crossing – writing about a Halloween cat.
11. Halloween Colors – complete the sentences about the colors of Halloween.
12. How to Dress a Witch Booklet
13. Compare & Contrast Bats and Cats – complete a Venn diagram.
14. Halloween Things – write and illustrate lists of Halloween costumes and decorations.
15. Costumes, Candy, and Pumpkins! Oh my! – draw a picture and write about Halloween customs.
16. Fun Halloween Activities – write lists of nouns and verbs that describe fun Halloween activities.
17. Trick or Treat Fun – write lists of nouns and adjectives that describe trick or treating.
18. Read a Halloween Book – illustrate and write about a Halloween book.
19. Retell a Halloween Story – retell a Halloween story by writing and illustrating the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
20. A Bat Story – draw and label the setting, character(s), problem, and solution of a story about bats.
21. All About Bats – write the main idea and details of a story about bats. (p. 30)
22. I can write about BATS.
23. Writing About Spiders
24. Spider Facts
25. How to Carve a Jack-o-Lantern
26. My Favorite Halloween Costume
27. Funny Bones – draw a picture of a funny skeleton. Write a list to describe the skeleton.
28. Costumes on Parade Booklet
29. Thank you and Credits
Includes graphics by Fancy Dog Studio
. Graphics &/or fonts copyright Dianne J. Hook. www.djinkers.com. License #: 0813188809.
For more Halloween activities see:
Halloween Picture Word Cards
I Love Halloween Literacy and Math
Halloween Math Centers First Grade
For more second grade writing activities see:
Writing for Second Graders
First Grade Schoolhouse