What is History of Halloween?

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5th - 7th
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Teacher Editions 33 pages, Student Editions 8 pages
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What is History of Halloween? is the perfect Halloween writing prompt to use this fall. Your students will research what is history of Halloween for their collaborative writing project. Your students will learn the history of Halloween while they practice the writing process from researching to sharing. Your students will learn the how Halloween start while supporting each other through collaborative work and learning the history of Halloween.

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This product consists of 98 pages; teacher edition, digital edition in google slides, printable pdf, digital black and white edition, and printable black and white edition. What is History of Halloween? will challenge your students to research and learn about the history of Halloween while working collaboratively with their group. They will use technology to research and develop a presentation (but you can modify the form of presentation to simple posters). The final project will involve presenting their research as a group.

Challenge your students’ writing skills with this engaging informational writing project. Your students will learn what makes a source reliable and be guided through the writing process and it’s easy-to-grade with the comprehensive rubric. Students will also support their peers in this fun writing project. This is the perfect project for Halloween week so that you are prepared for your students’ extra energy.


· Digital & Printable (teacher editions: 33 pages each, student editions: 8 pages each)

· Easy-To-Use Teacher Directions

· Reliable Sources Mini-Lesson

· Research Organizer

· Collaboration Organizer

· Prewrite

· Revision Checklist

· Editing Checklist

· Rubric

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Total Pages
Teacher Editions 33 pages, Student Editions 8 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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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.
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.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.


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