Horror Teacher Resources
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Scary and Smart
Do your pupils love horror movies? This Times for Kids article on different types of scary films is sure to get their attention - and not just on Halloween. After reading the short nonfiction article, three "reader's response" questions address reading comprehension, while three "writer's response" questions discuss literary analysis. The activity focuses on surveys, which could lend well to an extended lesson.
Satire Witch Project
Young scholars examine the use of titles with video. They create a short horror film based on a classic work of literature or other subject area writing. Students use a single camera and a single shot. Using Adobe Premiere Elements, young scholars create titles for the remainder of their video.
Improving a Paragraph
Practice revising by rewriting one the provided paragraphs each day Monday through Thursday. Writers will need to innovate in order to improve the paragraph. Focus tasks are provided for each short sentence group. On Friday, ask writers to compose a paragraph using one of the previous prompts. Before this assignment, teach lessons on revision. Sample revisions are included.
"Timid, scared, terrified." High school scholars examine words, their denotations and connotations, in a series of exercises that use lines from Shakespeare to explore figurative language and word relationships. Participants then demonstrate their understanding of these principles as they respond to questions on two poems by Robert Frost.
Sentence Completion 20: High-Intermediate Level
Here's an exercise that will help learners develop their vocabulary. The eight sentence completion problems are followed by an answer key that explains why one answer is correct and why the other possibilities are not. Richly detailed, the key also notes strategies that can be used for problems of this type.
Sentence Completion 20 (high-intermediate level)
Both English language learners and native English speakers will benefit with this practice opportunity. For eight sentences given, learners must select the correct vocabulary word to complete the sentence. Example words include fruitless, controversial, and eradicated.
Solving Problems with Fractions
In this solving problems with fractions worksheet, fifth graders solve five word problems with fractions, then use the answers to complete a data chart.
ï»¿In this Halloween worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, surveying, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for Halloween.
Creating Special Effects with Words
Eleventh graders participate on a virtual trip back in time to read the author who created the literary genre that started the intense popularity of the horror film genre of my space, UTube and podcasts, just to mention a few. They experience the writings of Edgar Allen Poe.
Horror Films: Word Search
In this word search learning exercise, learners search for names of famous horror films. Films include classics as well as newer films.
What are the three types of irony? High schoolers engage in a activity about the use of irony while reading O.Henry's short story "Gift of the Magi." They'll discuss rising action, climax, and resolution in the text before highlighting the use of irony. How can irony also occur in our everyday life? High schoolers brainstorm real-life examples.
Localizing Urban Legends
Students investigate urban legends. In this literature lesson, students discuss facts and fiction related to urban legends. The website sopes.com is recommended.
In this Halloween activity worksheet, learners brainstorm about Halloween. Students brainstorm about costumes, candy, words, and scary movies.
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Steven Spielberg and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
Students are introduced to the story Killer Bees by Jane Rollason. In this literature lesson, students discuss the horror genre and different types of horror books. They read excerpts from this book and predict what they think will happen.
Unit 4 (Grammar and Word Choice Quiz)
For this grammar worksheet, students complete a 3 page, 15 question multiple choice quiz on correct word use. Students complete each sentence with the correct word from 4 choices.
Scary Movies Word Scramble for Halloween
For this Halloween word scramble worksheet, students unscramble the letters in the words that make up the names of 13 scary Halloween movies. They see cartoon-like ghosts and tombstones on the page.
Fears and Phobias
Take the fear out of reading with this series of three lessons from HotWire Magazine about fears and phobias. Each instructional activity contains pre-reading and post-reading activities aimed at improving learners' reading comprehension skills with the use of several reading strategies. This resource provides detailed instructional support for both teachers and learners. To make use of this resource, you will have to purchase Volume 8 of HotWire Magazine.
The Class Election from the Black Lagoon Storia Teaching Guide
One of my favorite things about this resource is that they use a standardized lexile to help you determine who should be reading what book. I also love this great teacher's guide for the book, The Class Election from the Black Lagoon. In it, you'll find a series of guided learning activities, discussion questions, vocabulary terms, comprehension and text connection strategies perfect for teaching kids in grades two and three. Puns, humor, creative writing, and reading comprehension are all used to help learners get the most out of a fantastic book.
Night of the Twisted Helix - Mutations and Natural Selection
Are we all X-men? This video explores mutation and includes humorous clips from an antique horror film. Genetic mutations occur in humans every day, resulting in cancer or having no significant effect. Viewers learn how mutations occur and are passed on. They use M&Ms candies to model natural selection and then watch another video about sickle cell anemia and review Punnett squares. There is an abundance of information in this relevant resource. Pick and choose what works best with your curriculum.