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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Decorated Calavera Celebrating Day Of The Dead, Halloween & All Saint's Day In October

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
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...
French Halloween Worksheets
FullShelf

French Halloween Worksheets

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C'est l'halloween! KS2 / KS3 printable writing activities for a French Halloween unit. Introduce spooky vocabulary this October with these 5 differentiated no prep worksheets and puzzles, plus a vocabulary support page in different versions. My French Basics / FSL resources suit students beginning F...
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.  

Halloween, Spanish
priscilarg89

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
The Day of the dead dia de los muertos worksheets
Sara Mallo

The Day of the dead dia de los muertos worksheets

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A set of vocabulary exercises to familiarize with vocabualry of the day of the dead or El Dia de los muertos celebrated in Mexico. Reading comprenhension in boxes to match up with translation using linguistic and non lingustic skills (Magenta principle). This type of activity is suitable for transl...
Day of the dead ofrenda
thepolyglotscot

Day of the dead ofrenda

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Welcome to my page! Resource?: A bundle of activities to be used for linking learning to the Day of the Dead. What?: It features grammar, cultural and creative exercises. Las Calaveras poem. An original skull template design activity with cultural facts. Past tense activity and reviewing a Day of ...

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 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
languages11

German Halloween

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Activities + answer key on Halloween. A free vocab sheet is available online. Useful booklet if you are looking for an end-of-term activity. This work is accessible to students who haven t been studying the subject for a long time or those who find German challenging. Variety of tasks ( word searc...
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.