How to Writing | Carve a Pumpkin October Prompt and Bulletin Board Halloween

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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45+Google Slides, powerpoint and bulletin board letters
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Are you looking for fall and Halloween "how to" writing prompts and activities?

This product includes a printable version AND link for Google Slide version and digital directions.

Help your students master the skill of writing a how-to procedural writing piece to teach others all about different fall activities. This procedural writing project includes everything you need to introduce, review, and enjoy procedural how to writing: anchor charts, modeled writing, guiding questions, graphic organizers, rubric, and much more!

Anchor charts and modeled writing are also included in a PowerPoint Presentation so that you can use them to guide your instruction. Bulletin board letters and student writing and illustration pages are included to hep you display your students' work easily!

Prompts include how to carve a pumpkin, how to carve a jack o'lantern, and an open ended prompt to allow students to write about any fall activity that they are an expert on! Perfect for Halloween or any time during fall!

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✓What is Procedural/How To Writing?

✓What are Procedural/How To Key Words?

✓What are Sequential Key Words?

✓What are Other Helpful Words?

✓Procedural/How To Writing Organization

✓Who is Your Audience?

✓What Are Procedural/How To Writing Tips?

Link for Google Slide use and digital directions

✓Modeled Procedural/How To Writing Essay and Discussion Questions

✓Student Project Task Directions

✓Brainstorming and Planning Graphic Organizers

✓Sketching Page

✓Prompt Page (Jack O’lantern and pumpkin)

✓Student Editing and Revising Checklist

✓Additional Resources for Open Ended Fall Activities

✓Teacher Rubric

✓Bulletin Board Letters (3 different phrases included) & Final Copy Paper Options

✓Teacher Suggestions

Recent feedback on this product:

"This has everything needed to teach procedural writing. My students will love this during October. I also appreciate that students can choose to write about any fall activity if they don't want to write about carving a pumpkin. Thank you!"

"Great unit to teach procedural writing! Thank you!"

"Thanks for another great product. I know my students will enjoy :)"

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45+Google Slides, powerpoint and bulletin board letters
Answer Key
Rubric only
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).


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