Seasonal Resources – October

Resources that can be used throughout the month of October. Most of the resources are Halloween related. The Halloween resources are divided into literacy and math activities.

General October Resources


Vampire Bats and Bumblebee Bats Reading Comprehension and Snowball Fight
Students read two reading passages – one on vampire bats and one on bumblebee bats.  Students answer reading comprehension questions based on the passages, fill in a chart, and have a snowball fight that compares the two bats.

October Team Builder Questions *FREE*
October themed questions to use during class meetings or as a team builder. Can use with the whole group, small groups, or partners.

Hispanic Heritage Month Project
Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 – October 15. The project has students research a famous Hispanic American and then use that information to write an essay, fill in a map, and complete a timeline.

Halloween – Literacy Activities

Compare and Contrast Halloween with a Friend
Partners compare how they will be spending Halloween with a friend.

Halloween A-Z
Students try to come up with words related to Halloween for each letter of the alphabet.

Halloween Writing Activity
Students write a short story using the Halloween related words provided.

Halloween Acrostic Poem
Students create an acrostic poem about Halloween using the letters from Halloween.

Halloween Find Somebody Who
A Halloween themed Find Somebody Who where students talk to their classmates about which statements are true for them.

Halloween Find the Fib
Students come up with 2 statements and 1 fib about how they will spend their Halloween. Partners try to guess the fib.

Halloween Making Words
Students try to come up with as many words as they can using the letters from “Halloween.”

Halloween Word Search
A Halloween themed word search.

Halloween – Math Activities

Halloween Fraction Scene
Students create a Halloween scene using their knowledge of fractions.

Halloween Fraction Task Cards
Halloween themed task cards that have students complete using their knowledge of fractions.

Halloween Fraction Word Problems
Fraction word problems that are Halloween themed.

Halloween Words - Fractions with Vowels
Students figure out what fraction of different Halloween words are vowels.