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Halloween Creative Writing Assignment



Total Pages: 27 pages
Answer Key: Rubric only
Teaching Duration: N/A
File Size: 1 MB
File Type: PDF

Halloween Creative Writing Assignment

In this Halloween Creative Writing Assignment, students will select one of the provided character roles — pumpkin, costume store owner, street light, black cat, or unwanted candy — and create a written or visual product based on the character’s specific writing prompt.

This no-prep — just photocopy and teach — creative writing assignment gets students excited and engaged during Writer’s Workshop or any ELA writing lesson.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, e.g. Google Classroom and Google Slides format.

This Halloween Creative Writing assignment is also included in the Halloween Unit, the Creative Writing Year Long Bundle, the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 1, and the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 2.

Halloween Creative Writing Assignment – Resource Includes:

  • Detailed Teacher Instructions
  • 1 Halloween Creative Writing Assignment
  • 1 Standards-Based Grading Rubric (Level 1 – Level 4)
  • 1 Points-Based Grading Rubric (Provides a final percentage mark)
  • Google Classroom-ready PDFs
  • Google Slides format

Halloween Creative Writing Assignment – Teacher Feedback:

  1. “My students really enjoyed the activities and the variety in the choices. I’ve used these resources before from this seller and they have always been a hit!”
  2. “My class wanted some Halloween-themed activities during the last week of October. This was a fun assignment with choices to suit everyone.”
  3. “This was a great option for my students that were early finishers in other activities. They enjoyed having a fun task to work on!”
  4. “My students loved these writing prompts for Halloween! We mostly used the poetry writing prompt, but it was very easy for me to give and explain to students. As well, the rubric was easy for students to follow and work towards a level 4.”

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