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.
7th - 9th Language Arts 22 Views 130 Downloads
Satire Witch Project
Pupils 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, pupils create titles for the remainder of their video.
5th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
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.
11th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 26 Downloads
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.
7th - 9th English Language Development 10 Views 59 Downloads
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.
6th - 9th Language Arts 35 Views 82 Downloads
"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.
11th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 70 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Horror Fiction Multimedia Project
"There comes an end to all things" and ending a study of horror fiction with a multimedia project is "like starting a stone. . . away the stone goes, starting others. . ." In this case, groups start with a question generated by Dr.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Genre and Tradition
Make a study of the Gothic style by taking an in-depth look at Edgar Allan Poe's story "The Fall of the House of Usher." Lead a discussion about the Gothic elements in the story and the effect the story has on readers. Next, ask students to compose quick essays on why fantasy novels and films are so popular, comparing this genre to realistic fiction.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
It sounds like the premise of a bad, low-budget horror movie: Cannibalistic sea slugs marching up the coast of California destroying the diversity of other nudibranchs. Truth is stranger than fiction, though. Learn about what is causing this destructive migration along the ocean floor.
3 mins 3rd - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Language Focus Unit Six: Past Tense
Learn about past tense and Elvis Presley with a grammar review worksheet that focuses on expressions of time. After reading a table with details about Elvis's life, learners fill in the blanks to affirmative and negative sentences that use the verbs was and were.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus Unit 3.1: Past Tense, Emotion Adjectives
Work on past tense verbs with a grammar instructional activity. After changing present tense verbs to past tense, and completing sentences in the correct tense, kids practice adjectives concerning emotions.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus Unit 3.3: Present Simple Sentences
Practice writing simple sentences in the present tense with a series of grammar exercises. Kids fill in the blanks, create and answer questions, and use the negative present tense to complete an activity with a word bank.
5th - 8th Language Arts 25 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fears and Phobias
Take the fear out of reading with this series of three lessons from HotWire Magazine about fears and phobias. Each lesson contains pre-reading and post-reading activities aimed at improving learners' reading comprehension skills with the use of several reading strategies.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 56 Views 245 Downloads
ï»¿In this Halloween instructional activity, 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.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 32 Views 402 Downloads
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.
11th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 3 Downloads
Tales of the Supernatural
Scary stuff! Whether approached as the first horror story or a "serious imaginative exploration of the human condition," Frankenstein continues to engage readers. Here's a packet of activities that uses Mary Shelley's gothic novel to launch an examination of supernatural tales.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable