Halloween is Just Around the Corner: ELA Lesson Ideas

Students love Halloween, so here are some lesson ideas to celebrate while still meeting the standards.

Two Sentence Horror Stories Great for practicing sentence structures.

Photos of Abandoned Places Great for creative writing prompt, making inferences, descriptive writing, brainstorming descriptive words while focusing on connotations.

21 Scary Short Stories List of 21 short stories for reading.

Grocery Story Banning Egg Sales to Minors Leading Up to Halloween  Students can write an argument piece about whether they agree with this or not.

Monster Adjectives-Have students draw a detailed monster.  Then, they should fill the space around the monster with powerful adjectives.

Halloween Cartoon Blank Use with writing dialogue

Making Inferences Using Comics and Interpreting Comics

Calvin and Hobbes

How’d you get so much candy…

Ralph and Chuck

Top 15 Peanuts Halloween Comics




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