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The Night Before Halloween - $1 packet!

We are howling into Halloween! I've finally settled down after our wonderful wedding on the 12th, so if you were wondering where I've been - it's wedding-land! In an effort to be completely prepared for the weeks surrounding the wedding, I put together some great language packets for my Halloween books!

Start off by reviewing the vocabulary with your kiddos from the story. I found that "disguise" was a hard one to grasp, so I made them all do the batman mask with their fingers and yelled "it's a disguise!" lol We used the cards throughout the story as well just to make a connection with the word/picture/definition.

After we finished listening to the story, we used the sequencing mat and cards for retell. I laminated them and used velcro to make it a little more interactive! They used the cards to ask each other questions also and make connections to their own Halloween experiences.

We moved onto a quick comprehension game to answer questions based on the story. Again, we made those connections to our own Halloween and used a venn diagram to track our information! My hope was to use this information to spark ideas for the writing task!

Now, you can use the writing tasks provided in the packet or the craftivity if you'd like to target those skills. If you're making the craftivity you need some construction paper to cut out the pumpkin. Then, you simply cut and paste the eyes and mouth of jack-o-lantern and then follow the prompts. You can also use the printable writing sheets and follow those prompts!

 Download this packet for $1 now and get Halloween-y! Click HERE to download this from TpT.

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