Halloween Writing for Second Grade

Halloween Writing for Second Grade
Halloween Writing for Second Grade
Halloween Writing for Second Grade
Halloween Writing for Second Grade
Halloween Writing for Second Grade
Halloween Writing for Second Grade
Halloween Writing for Second Grade
Halloween Writing for Second Grade
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Halloween Writing for Second Grade is filled with October writing activities with a Halloween theme. Students write Halloween stories, facts, and booklets, complete graphic organizers, respond to literature, etc. Activities and topics include a Halloween poem, jack-o-lanterns, costumes, bats, spiders, trick-or-treating, and more! Use the printables for a writer’s workshop, at a thematic writing center, or for independent and guided writing practice.

The packet includes:

• Halloween KWL Chart - write what they know, want to learn, and have learned as students learn about the Halloween holiday.

• Write a List! – draw pictures and write a list of Halloween writing ideas.

• It’s Halloween! Main Idea/Details – complete a graphic organizer by writing a main idea about Halloween and details to support it.

• Learning About Halloween – write, illustrate, and share information about the Halloween holiday.

• Halloween Web – complete a web graphic organizer with sentences and pictures that describe the main idea: “Halloween is a holiday that is celebrated in October.”

• A Letter to Halloween – write a letter to Halloween giving your opinion about the holiday and the reasons for your opinion.  

• A Halloween Story – write and illustrate a Halloween story.

• How many words can you make from the letters in Frankenstein? - cut the letters out and use them to make words from the letters in “Frankenstein.” Write sentences for 6 of the words.

• Halloween is a Real Treat! – write about and illustrate a time you went trick-or-treating on Halloween.

• Halloween Colors – complete the sentences about the colors associated with the Halloween holiday.

• Writing About a Jack-o-Lantern – draw and write about a jack-o-lantern.

• A Haunting We Will Go – write a ghost story. Illustrate your writing.

• Black Cat Crossing – write a story about a black cat crossing your path. Illustrate the writing.

• Compare and Contrast Halloween and Thanksgiving – complete the Venn diagram by drawing and writing what is the same and different about the Halloween and Thanksgiving holidays.

• Funny Jack-o-Lantern – draw a picture of a funny jack-o-lantern. Describe your jack-o-lantern.

• Halloween Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives – write a list of nouns, verbs, and adjectives that describe Halloween.

• A Halloween {acrostic} Poem - write phrases that describe Halloween and begin with each of the letters in Halloween.

• Read a Halloween book. – write and illustrate a summary of a Halloween book. Evaluate the book.

• Retell a Halloween story. – draw and write what happens at the beginning, middle, and end of a Halloween story.

• A Halloween Story – complete the graphic organizer to answer questions about the structure of a Halloween story.

• Response to Literature – answer questions that are based on the book, Room on the Broom, by Julia Donaldson. Students complete a graphic organizer by writing about the structure, theme, and lesson learned from the story.

• Witch’s Brew– write a recipe for a witch’s brew.

• Spooky Halloween Facts – write five spooky facts about Halloween.

• A Haunted House – Draw, color, cut, and glue pictures to create a haunted house. Write about the haunted house.

• A Halloween Booklet – complete a “A Halloween Book” booklet with the following pages: About Halloween, Vocabulary, Symbols, and Trick-or-Treat.

• How to Carve a Pumpkin Booklet – follow directions to make a fold out booklet. Write six step-by-step directions for carving a pumpkin.

• Halloween Things – write and illustrate lists of Halloween costumes and Halloween decorations.

• Costumes on Parade Booklet – draw and write about a variety of costumes: Frankenstein, mummy, witch, pirate, Dracula, princess, and alien.

• My Halloween Costume – draw and write about your Halloween costume.

• Trick-or-Treat Bag – draw, label, and write about what you would like to get in your trick-or-treat bag on Halloween.

• Trick-or-Treating Safety- write and illustrate ways to stay safe while trick-or-treating on Halloween night.

• Read to learn about bats. – read a book about bats and complete the graphic organizer with information you learn.

• A Bat Story – write a make-believe story about a bat.

• Bat Facts – research and write six facts about bats.

• Spiders – draw and write about spiders. A spider word bank is included.

• Spider Facts – research and write five facts about spiders.

• Compare and Contrast Spiders and Insects – write what is the same and different about spiders and insects.

• Halloween Writing Paper – Halloween themed writing paper for open-ended Halloween writing activities.

Graphics &/or fonts copyright Dianne J. Hook. www.djinkers.com. License #: 12169230375.

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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:

Fall Writing for Second Grade

Thanksgiving Writing for Second Grade

Christmas Writing for Second Grade

Winter Writing for Second Grade

Valentine's Day Writing for Second Grade

Spring Writing for Second Grade

Summer Writing for Second Grade

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