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Middle School Halloween Unit



Total Pages: 48 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 1 Week
File Size: 2 MB
File Type: PDF

Middle School Halloween Unit

This engaging Middle School Halloween Unit contains 5 different activities that will help reinforce your students’ reading and writing skills. Students will learn about the historical background of Halloween traditions and prepare for a Halloween discussion about current Halloween customs.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, i.e. Google Classroom™.
  • The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools.

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  • Regular, reliable internet access is required for this unit
  • Internet must be able to access online video sources
  • This resource is a non-editable PDF

Middle School Halloween Unit Overview:

  • Lesson 1: History of Halloween Video & Readings
  • Lesson 2: Halloween Opinion Writing
  • Lesson 3: Halloween Opinion Fishbowl Discussion & Paragraph Assignment
  • Lesson 4: Halloween Around the World Reading
  • Lesson 5: Halloween Creative Writing Assignment

Middle School Halloween Unit Includes:

  • Individual PDFs of student pages for uploading to Google Classroom or other online learning portals
  • Google Slides format of the lessons
  • Detailed unit plan and teacher instructions
  • Lessons are divided up with title pages for easy access
  • Assessment rubrics

Middle School Halloween Unit – Teacher Feedback:

  1. “Excellent resource! Great articles, relevant comprehension questions, options for differentiation, and many assessments included.”
  2. “Great mini-unit! My students found the activities engaging and interesting. The unit also had some materials that were appropriate for those students who didn’t celebrate Halloween, without them feeling separated from the rest of the class.”
  3. “Wonderful resource! Great Halloween activities that engaged my students. Easy to use and implement in class and digitally.”
  4. “Great resource for the Friday before Halloween. We used this for ELA on that day and it kept them engaged and learning…while having fun.”
  5. “This was a great unit to use in October. Everything is laid out and easy to follow. I used it in Language and we covered reading, writing and oral communication, all while keeping the students engaged because of the interesting topic of Halloween! I definitely recommend!”
  6. “This was great for the Intermediate students who still wanted to have a fun Halloween experience, but a Halloween party just wasn’t an option. It allowed for their learning to be relevant and themed around the holiday. Thank you!”

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