Tes Secondary: Halloween

Tara Wright
27th October 2018

Explore and celebrate Halloween with your students using this spooktacular selection of hand-picked resources

At this point of the term...

As we rapidly move into autumn, the nights are longer and the days colder. Students are gearing up for Halloween and a half term break of horror. So why not bring the festivities into the classroom and use them engage your students with the learning. 

English

Spooky Story Writing - Halloween Writing Activity

Your students will love this fun and engaging creative writing activity that will have them rolling story element dice (setting, character, obstacle, and a story starter) to create a random set of story components. Once students have their story components, they’ll plan and write a spooky story as they combine each element into an entertaining writing piece.
By BrainWavesInstruction

Macbeth Introduction - CSI

A crime scene investigation style lesson to introduce KS3 and KS4 students to the main plot ideas and themes of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. All activities are fully differentiated.

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By Lead_Practitioner

Maths

Operations with Integers Game: Escape Room Halloween Math

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their skills with adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers, set in a fun Halloween Theme.

Contents:

♦ Teacher Instructions and FAQ ♦ 3 Levels to decode: Multiple Choice, Message Decoder, and Maze ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
By ScienceSpot

Operations with Integers Game: Halloween Math Maze

This math maze is a great way for students to practice their skills with adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers, themed for Halloween.

By ScienceSpot

Science and technology

Halloween Haunted House Science Quiz

A who wants to be a millionaire style spooky halloween quiz!
In total there are 8 sets of 4 questions.
Require an interactive whiteboard and PPT.
The questions are on general science with fully clickable answers for use on interactive smartboards. The science questions covered can be edited to suit your own lesson!
For best effect for Halloween use with sound on and the lights down!
By teachsmartuk

Pumpkin Chemistry - Halloween Special

Three chemists do their best to destroy pumpkins using all the tricks up their lab coat sleeves!
By PeriodicTableofVideos

Humanities

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Crime and Punishment Lesson 10: The Pendle Witch Trials casestudy

Easy to follow lesson on the witch trials in Lancaster. Students use a card sort to try and solve various problems such as the long and short term causes of the executions, their main factor, establishing links and so on. After they have written up a response to this enquiry, the next activity looks at the decline in witchcraft and the reasons for this for example the enlightenment, the actions of Charles II. One of the activities requires use of a textbook (either Pearson or Hodder).

By PlanMyLesson .

Day of the Dead - Mexican Festival of the dead

Day of the dead lesson i did with my year 9s. Suits all abilities as resources are differentiated for LA MA and HA. Catchy PPT and engaging activities!
By AamenaT

Creative

Halloween Flextangle

Halloween Flextangle: Use the design template to create your own paper kaleidoscope toy with 4 different halloween-themed designs. Includes full instructions and link to video support tutorial. A great mindfulness activity.

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By Helen Rachel Crossley

Halloween Graphics worksheets

7 worksheets on the theme of designing products to celebrate Halloween.
D&T Graphics based to enhance design and analytical skills.
could as easily used in art too.
By DTStation

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