MFL Halloween treats

Celebrate Halloween, All Saints' Day and Day of the Dead with these activities, lesson resources and worksheets in French, Spanish and German

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French, Spanish and German teaching ideas for Halloween and Day of the Dead

Highlighting how different countries observe Halloween, All Saints' Day and Day of the Dead is a great way to raise cultural awareness within an engaging context. We've hand-picked a selection of French, Spanish and German resources to help you make the most of pupils' interest at this time of year.

French resources

Presentations, quizzes, classroom games… There are plenty of ways to engage students this Halloween. Delve into the French festival of La Toussaint or give your lessons a ghostly twist with these simulating lesson ideas.  

La Toussaint & Halloween
janeallman

La Toussaint & Halloween

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ppt explaining La Toussaint + interactive Halloween team game with answers. Also Halloween wordsearch. See extra word doc vocab support if required
French Halloween Presentation (plus free video)
Betsy Belle

French Halloween Presentation (plus free video)

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Free video set in a haunted house practises Halloween nouns with prepositions. PowerPoint includes: 1.Presentation of vocabulary with gorgeous images 2\. What is it? Game (OR play beat the teacher- explained in notes at bottom of slides) 3\. Flying words game 4\. Missing word game 5\. Und...
Halloween Definitions
louiselk

Halloween Definitions

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A fun halloween themed worksheet for students. One worksheet is easier as the answers are in English. The second has the same clues but students must provide the answer in french so a dictionnary would help. Answers also provided for teachers
Halloween
Sandra1972

Halloween

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Key Stage 3 Halloween activities in French for each year group. Dictionary skills and word search for Year 7. Mystery word for Year 8. Magic potion for Year 9: key verbs for cooking, vocabulary for quantities and ingredients (with an Halloween twist!), immediate future and time references (Thanks to...
10 French Bingo Cards for Hallowe'en
Carlav

10 French Bingo Cards for Hallowe'en

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Play standard bingo - lines, four corners or full house - with these cards. The list of the vocabulary illustrated on the cards is appended below. If you have access to a laminating machine, protect your cards with a coat of plastic and they will last until you retire! (And then you can give them to...
L'halloween
Sarah2209

L'halloween

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Topical lesson for Halloween with activities to compliment the powerpoint.

Spanish resources

What better way to introduce Halloween traditions than with some hair-raising games and tasks? Explore the customs and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and educate pupils in the difference between Day of the Dead and Halloween, before tackling some ghoulish grammar with these activities.  

Day of the Dead - Lesson 1
rhawkes

Day of the Dead - Lesson 1

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This is the first of 4 lessons in a module about the Day of the Dead tradition. It is part of a module that covers food and drink but from a different angle. It is part of a CLIL Scheme of Work for Y9 Spanish. All resources and the Scheme of Work can also be found at www.rachelhawkes.com.
Halloween, Spanish
Espa orita GT

Halloween, Spanish

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One lesson on halloween aimed at primary school or year 7 students with basic vocabulary and plenty of games and activities in Spanish.
Halloween Numbers, Nouns and Colours
wylamuk

Halloween Numbers, Nouns and Colours

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Practise numbers up to 30, Halloween nouns and adjectives of colour with this Halloween resource. Have fun doing word puzzles, spot the odd-witch-out, do some Halloween sums and play Halloween Lotto. Also available in French: Halloween colours and the definite article Halloween prepositions H...
The imperative
feather24

The imperative

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Opportunity for pupils to be implicitly introduced to the imperative mood via a halloween themed powerpoint based on taking instruction. Pupils work through a recipe as a class, then create their own recipe in Spanish using the imperatives they have discovered in the model text

German resources

From spooky Sudoku to a gruesome magic potion lesson, expand students' vocabulary and test their reading skills with this selection of themed activities. Make no bones about it, there’s something for every pupil!  

Halloween
rosered27

Halloween

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Four different activities allow pupils to expand their vocabulary, practise their reading skills and test their knowledge of famous witches, wizzards and vampires. Enjoy a spooky lesson. Feed back please. Thank you.
Halloween adjectives
RonnieTheRedPanda

Halloween adjectives

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Powerpoint to introduce and practise Halloween vocab. Pupils can use the dictionary to make up their own sentences. Year 8 and 9 pupils could add qualifiers such as sehr/ziemlich etc to their sentences.
German Halloween
Cestrian

German Halloween

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A German version of Geekie s Potion Magique - I ve added some quantities but use as you wish.
Halloween in Deutschland - wieso und warum?
rosered27

Halloween in Deutschland - wieso und warum?

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The source text is based on a 'der stern' article about Halloween in Germany. It has been simplified and changed to make it accessible for learners of the language. Pupils will have the opportunity to learn more about why Halloween has established itself in Germany. There are seven different activit...