Halloween Writing Activities and Printables are a great opportunity for students to write and have fun with the holiday. Halloween is a great topic to practice explanatory writing techniques, too!
Suggested Use Page - how to introduce the topics, plan or model for your students.
Sample Lesson Plan - Week long suggested use and mini lesson focus of activities
3 Expository Prompts
-What you would plan for a Halloween party (plan and write things they would plan for)
-Best Halloween costume (plan and write reasons they love that costume)
-How you celebrate Halloween (October 31st) (plan and write ways they celebrate Halloween/October 31st)
This set includes:
3 Expository Prompts based on the Halloween
- Separated onto individual pages for display on Smartboard, under document camera, or in centers
- All three included on one page (in small strips) to cut and hand out to each student and attach to individual assignments or glued in journals
3 Brainstorming Bubble Maps
1 Idea Generator List
1 Word List to generate precise language/words to use in their writing
1 Expository Planner with introduction, main idea and conclusion boxes
4 Posters to display during the an informational/explanatory unit
1 Transitions Reference checklist (bookmark style, 2 to a page for convenient printing)
1 Paragraph Reference checklist (bookmark style, 2 to a page for convenient printing)
1 Writing Great Leads Reference checklist (bookmark style, 2 to a page for convenient printing)
*Can be added to writing notebooks, centers or used on a ring during independent or guided writing
3 Sample Body Paragraphs for each prompt to model for students and dissect for elaboration, details, organization
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