Reading Comprehension Worksheets:
Case of the Missing Candy
- I wouldn't let my candy sack out of my sight. Would you? Read the following story and solve the mystery by following the clues that follow.
Bats - Read the following paragraph about bats and answer the questions that follow the passage. Bats are nocturnal which means they sleep during the
day and are active at night.
Best Halloween Ever - The Halloween of my 4th grade year was
going to be the best one yet! Read the story and then answer the questions.
Sweet Lesson - Every Halloween bags of yellow, orange and white
triangle-shaped candies fill trick-or-treat bags all over the country.
or Treaty - Immigrants, especially those fleeing Ireland's potato
famine in the 1840s, initially helped popularize Halloween in America.
The Basics - This simple paragraph sums up a great deal about the tradition and history.
True or False - We explore the rich history of this holiday and what students know about it.
Picture Sentences - For our younger students. In this worksheet you will draw a line from the sentence to the matching picture.
Animals - Research how each animal appears in Halloween folklore.
Halloween Mad Libs -
This can be a really funny one, if you add the right words. Make up your own silly story by filling out the blanks with the appropriate type of word. Blanks
are labeled with either noun, verb or adjective. Have fun!
about Owls - Hoo - Who wrote this one? It needs a lot of work. Read through the following paragraph about owls. Rewrite the paragraph on the lines below
correctly. Edit for spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
Sentences - Underline the nouns and verbs in each of the spooky
sentences. This one will leave goosebumps for sure.
Spooky Syllables - Circle the number of syllables for each word. You will have pictures to work off of as well.
Word Game - Write as many words as you can think of on the lines that are provided.
Cryptic Cryptogram -
See if you can decode the silly Halloween message. Complete the code below and use it to decode this very special Halloween
message that will tickle your funny bone. Make no bones about it.
Spooky Word Search - Can you
find all the words in this spooky word search? Find them all if you
Word Scramble - Be still my beating heart. Unscramble these
deliciously ghoulish words before the vampire wakes up!
Word Ladders - This is just a great critical thinking worksheet for students!
Word Scramble - Rearrange the littles to make these vocabulary terms.
Create Your Own Story
- The mad scientist is always stirring things up. Write 6-10 sentences to create your own story with the following beginning.
A Story - Write your own story of at least 6 sentences using
the words that are given. Use a great deal of your mind to put this together.
Your Favorite Halloween - Write 6-10 sentences about your favorite Halloween. What made it so special? What were you? What did you do? Was there a special trick- or- treat that you received? Who did you celebrate it with? If you don't celebrate Halloween then do you have any special family traditions that you do instead?
My Anecdote - Write an anecdote about something that happened to you or to someone you know on Halloween. Fill out the organizer. Then write your anecdote on the back of this page.
My Costume - Why did you choose this costume? Is there a story that goes with it?
Writing Prompt - This is an interesting one that always gets students talking.
My Poem - Write a poem that start each line with the letters that you are provided.
How I Celebrate - Work off of this prompt to give share your story with your classmates.