Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit

Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve Novel Study Unit
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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96 MB|107 pages
Product Description
This 104 page book study for Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve, by Mary Pope Osborne, contains comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative Common Core-aligned reading response activities, assessments, and much more!

You will find this literature guide to be teacher and student friendly. It contains a wide variety of question types, along with open-ended graphic organizers and unique activities, all carefully crafted for this particular story.

Focus standards include setting, figurative language, character analysis, theme, opinion writing, and plot.

This complete unit requires very little preparation on your part. Included is a unit map that lays everything out for you. Perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study!

Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve is Book #30 of The Magic Tree House Series.


1) Student Chapter Packet
•Each section covers 1-2 chapters of the book and contains the following 6 parts.
→Quickwrite: Freewriting that warms up student brains before reading.
→Vocabulary: Practice for 3 new words per chapter.
→True/False, Fill in the Blank, or Sequencing: 1 set for each chapter.
→Standards Focus: an activity built around a Reading Literature standard.
→Comprehension and Analysis: 3 short or long answer questions.
→Beyond: Creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.

2) 17 Common Core-aligned Reading Response activities that are specific to this novel
•Questions and Answers
•Theme Thoughts
•Reading Highlights
•A Series of Mysterious Events
•Cause and Effect
•Character Traits
•Tree Map: Characters
•Wanted! Poster
•Character Cube
•The Haunted Castle: Focus on Setting
•Setting: The Five Senses and My Illustration
•Figurative Language
•Ghost Gwendolyn's Story
•My Book Cover
•Would You Rather...?
•My Book Review
•My Spooky Tale

3) Anchor Posters
•Setting poster in color and b/w
•Figurative Language poster in color and b/w

4) Culminating Project Options
•10 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book

5) Complete Vocabulary List
•Organized by chapter and page number
•Comes with and without definitions
•Three challenge words chosen for every 1-2 chapters

6) Vocabulary Review Packet
•2 pages of review for every 6-7 chapters
•Skills include context clues, sentence writing, dictionary skills, and more

7) Vocabulary Word Wall Cards
•Full color with illustration
•Each card has word, part of speech, and definition
•Use for display, direct instruction, and vocabulary practice

8) Vocabulary Flash Cards
•Use for drilling or playing games
•Black and white printables

9) Student Bookmarks
•Use as references for plot, setting, and characters
•Attractive art and memorable quotes from the book

10) Student Packet Covers
•One each for Student Chapter Packet, Vocabulary Packet, Activity Packet, and Assessment Packet

11) Assessments
•Test vocabulary and comprehension
•Matching, multiple choice, and short answer

12) Easy planning
•Unit Map
•Table of Contents
•Teacher Instructions

13) Answer keys for everything

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→Please note that MANY resources are included in this study. This is so that teachers may pick and choose what they want to use, since no two classrooms are alike. This is also so that teachers may differentiate for different groups within their classrooms. If you do not wish to purchase the entire big unit with everything included, please look at the links below.

This complete novel study is the best value for your money, as it saves you 15%. However, if you would like to view individual components from this complete novel study, please click on the following links.

Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve: Comprehension and Vocabulary by chapter

Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve: Reading Response Activities and Projects

Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve: Tests, Quizzes, Assessments

You may be interested in my other Halloween-themed novel studies!

The Best Halloween Ever Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, tests

The Witches Novel Study Unit: comprehension, vocabulary, activities, tests

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Total Pages
107 pages
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