Halloween Creative Writing Assignment


Halloween Creative Writing: This no prep – just photocopy and teach Halloween Creative Writing Assignment gets students excited and engaged during Writer’s Workshop or any ELA writing lesson.

Students will select one the provided character roles: pumpkin, costume store owner, street light, black cat, unwanted candy and create a written or visual product based on the character’s specific writing prompt.

This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom.

Assignment sheet is provided with multiple background options and in both landscape and portrait format options.

Included in this Resource:

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


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