One Spooky Night

Subject: ELA     Grade: 3-5

Description: Students will create a Tackk that tells a scary story while learning about the horror genre. They can use any of the suggested settings, characters, and horror words. This writing activity is especially fun around Halloween.  Students will use their creative writing skills to compose a short story tailored towards a specific genre.

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Suggested Words

Setting: haunted house, abandoned house, thunderstorm, graveyard, woods, jailhouse

Characters: goblin, ghost, witch, zombie, vampire, werewolf, skeleton, warlock, black cat

Horror words: haunted, spooky, creaky, creepy, stormy, dark, screamed, surprised, adrenalin, nervous, freaky