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Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Super Bundle!

Halloween Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Super Bundle!

This Halloween themed bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced ESL learners. After carefully reading each story/text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, definition matching exercises, crosswords, word searches and engage in in-depth class discussions on topics around the texts

By MariaPht

Frankenstein – A story by Mary Shelley / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Frankenstein – A story by Mary Shelley / Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein". The story is about a young aspiring scientist who commits hubris by creating a monster from the remains of the deceased. The scientists, Victor Frankenstein will go on to suffer the deer consequences of his action. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, and participate in an in-class discussion on some of the issues raised by the novel. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, it could be used on or near Halloween!

By MariaPht

Stop The Broomstick! A Halloween Themed Interactive PowerPoint Team Game

Stop The Broomstick! A Halloween Themed Interactive PowerPoint Team Game

This is a preview version of a fun Halloween game based on 'Stop the Bus.' It is an interactive PowerPoint Game that can be played with the whole class or the whole school in assembly time. Please note that only the pictures denoted by a star can be played in this preview version. For details of the full game visit Stop The Broom! Halloween Themed Interactive PowerPoint Team Game Instructions Put pupils into teams of 2-4 Pupils take turns in choosing a picture. Click on the picture. Behind each picture is a letter. The letter will magically disappear so that pupils know the choices left. Pupils think of one item to go in each category beginning with that letter. A sheet for recording words is provided. Teams have 60 seconds to complete task. There is a timer on the slide. The witch will gradually disappear and the end of the 60 seconds culminates in a witch’s cackle. 'Happy' Halloween music plays in the background whilst pupils complete task. To return to the image page, click on letter on the top right-hand corner of each slide. If a team finishes before the 60 seconds, they shout “Stop the Broom!” Click on the slide to activate the witch’s cackle. Teams score 1 point if they have an appropriate item in the category. They get 2 points if no other team has that word. The length of time pupils have can be reduced or extended by altering the timing of the witch image. Other Halloween Resources Halloween Lesson / Assembly PowerPoint Presentation SIMPLE TEXT Halloween Lesson / Assembly PowerPoint Presentation Halloween PowerPoint Quiz - 50 Questions Halloween Themed Battleships Interactive PowerPoint Team Game Set of 14 Halloween Themed Differentiated Word Searches, Anagrams, Crosswords and Cryptograms/a>

By Krazikas

Bonfire Night Wordsearch

Bonfire Night Wordsearch

Bonfire Night Wordsearch: A fun word search including 20 hidden words relating to Bonfire Night presented on a specially themed background. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle: A series of 26 mini jigsaws featuring photographs of firework displays. Match the upper and lower case letters correctly to see the completed image. A fun Bonfire Night themed resource to aid letter recognition. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Stop The Broomstick! Halloween Themed  Version of Stop the Bus - Interactive PowerPoint Team Game

Stop The Broomstick! Halloween Themed Version of Stop the Bus - Interactive PowerPoint Team Game

This is a fun game for Halloween both in school and for Halloween parties. This resource contains a Halloween-themed version of 'Stop the Bus.' It is an interactive PowerPoint Game that can be played with the whole class or the whole school in assembly time. Instructions Put the pupils into teams of 2-4 Let the pupils take turns in choosing a picture. Click on the picture. Behind each picture is a letter. The letter will magically disappear so that pupils know the choices that are left. Pupils have to think of one item to go in each category beginning with that letter. A sheet for recording words is provided. Teams have 60 seconds to complete the task. There is a timer on the slide. The witch image will gradually disappear and the end of the 60 seconds culminates in a witch’s cackle. 'Happy' Halloween Background music plays whilst pupils think of words. To return to the image page, click on the letter on the top right-hand corner of the witch slide. If a team finishes before the 60 seconds, they shout “Stop the Broom!” Click on the slide to activate the witch’s cackle when all teams have to stop. Teams score 1 point if they have an appropriate item in the category. They get 2 points if no other team has that word. The length of time pupils have can be reduced or extended by altering the timing of the witch image. Other Halloween Resources Halloween Lesson / Assembly PowerPoint Presentation SIMPLE TEXT Halloween Lesson / Assembly PowerPoint Presentation Halloween PowerPoint Quiz - 50 Questions Halloween Themed Battleships Interactive PowerPoint Team Game Halloween Themed Battleships Partner Game Set of 14 Halloween Themed Differentiated Word Searches, Anagrams, Crosswords and Cryptograms/a>

By Krazikas

Toffee Apple Numbers Display

Toffee Apple Numbers Display

Toffee Apple Numbers Display: A fun display resource featuring the numbers 1 to 100 in numerals and words on toffee apples. A fun addition to any class room. Matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Toffee Apple Alphabet Display

Toffee Apple Alphabet Display

Toffee Apple Alphabet: A fun display resource featuring the alphabet in both upper and lower case letters on toffee apples. A fun addition to any class room. Matching products are also available.

By helenrachelcrossley

Year 2 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 2 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 2 Common Exception Words Rockets Display: A series of brightly coloured rockets including the Year 2 Common Exception Words. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 and Years 1&2 common exception words. Other matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Year 1 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 1 Common Exception Words Rockets Display

Year 1 Common Exception Words Rockets Display: A series of brightly coloured rockets including the Year 1 Common Exception Words. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 and Years 1&2 common exception words. Other matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Phonics Phase 5 Rockets Display

Phonics Phase 5 Rockets Display

Phonics Phase 5 Rockets Display: A series of brightly coloured rockets including all of the Phase 5 decodable and tricky words. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 and Years 1&2 common exception words. Other matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Phonics Phase 4 Rockets Display

Phonics Phase 4 Rockets Display

Phonics Phase 4 Rockets Display: A series of brightly coloured rockets including all of the Phase 4 decodable and tricky words. This product is available for phonics phases 2-5 and Years 1&2 common exception words. Other matching items are also available. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley