This Horror Tales: What Makes Them Spooky? lesson plan also includes:
Before you jump into this lesson, be aware there is little to work with. That being said, the ideas are solid and will be brought to life with a little Halloween spirit. Learners examine horror as a sub-genre, and contemplate what makes a story scary. They read at least three fiction horror stories, critically analyzing the scare-factor and rating each on a Scare-O-Meter. Then, learners create digital posters depicting a chilling scene from their story for a school Halloween display.