Unleash the creative spirits in your classroom with our collection of haunted house-themed writing activities. Each exercise is designed to spook and stimulate the imagination whilst teaching key writing skills. So, gather your brave little authors, and venture into the world of supernatural storytelling with 17 frightfully good ideas! 1. Dreadful Dwellings: Spooky House Descriptions Imagine creeping up to an old, abandoned mansion- creaking along with each step. Challenge your learners to imagine this trek and describe the chills running down their spines! They'll need to craft a spine-tingling description that brings a haunted house to life! Learn More: Twinkl 2. Ghostly Diary Entry Tap into the whispers from beyond and task your students with imagining how a ghost would narrate a day spent inside a haunted house. This quirky task prompts your students to step into the ethereal shoes of a specter; penning diary entries that echo with otherworldly insight. Learn More: Writers Digest 3. Crafting a Tale of Terror From the crackling fire comes a story… a story of terror! Here, students are tasked with writing a chilling short tale set in a haunted house that grips their readers with suspense. Learn More: Normanby School 4. Eerie Estate Agent Listings Who's ready to make a sale they'll never forget? Challenge your students to write an alluring estate agent listing for the spookiest of houses. Learn More: Twinkl 5. Spectral Speech Construction This activity tasks your students with crafting a tense dialogue between daring characters in a haunted house. Let the creepy conversations commence! We can't wait to hear the whispered words and muttered curses they construct. Learn More: Imagine Forest 6. Ghoulish Graphic Novel Unleash your students' inner artists as you task them with designing a storyboard and sketching a chilling graphic novel that's set in a haunted house. Learn More: Deviant Art 7. Pen Pal Poltergeist Pen pals with a poltergeist, anyone? In this imaginative task, students must write letters from the perspective of someone living in or visiting a haunted house. Snail mail just got a whole lot spookier! Learn More: YouTube 8. Haunted House […]
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