Horror Teacher Resources

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Scary and Smart

For Students 7th - 9th
Do your pupils love horror movies? This Times for Kids article on different types of scary films is sure to get their attention - and not just on Halloween. After reading the short nonfiction article, three "reader's response" questions...
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Scary Movies Word Scramble for Halloween

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Halloween word scramble worksheet, students unscramble the letters in the words that make up the names of 13 scary Halloween movies. They see cartoon-like ghosts and tombstones on the page.
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Horror Films: Word Search

For Students 6th - 9th
In this word search worksheet, learners search for names of famous horror films. Films include classics as well as newer films.
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The Horror! The Horror!

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Gear up for Halloween by studying the horror genre with your class and analyzing films and texts to uncover the genre's traditional conventions.
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Killer Nudibranch

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
It sounds like the premise of a bad, low-budget horror movie: Cannibalistic sea slugs marching up the coast of California destroying the diversity of other nudibranchs. Truth is stranger than fiction, though. Learn about what is causing...
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The Time Terror Birds Invaded

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Like something from a low-budget horror movie, terror birds ruled the roost in South America millions of years ago. Things didn't go as well when they headed north! With an intriguing video, biology scholars explore the massive migration...
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Carlos Amorales: Discarded Spider

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Let's put those scary movies and dreams to work with an expressive art project. Kids make hybrid creatures like the ones seen in Carlos Amorales's piece, Discarded Spider. They attempt to show metamorphosis or change as the creature they...
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Attack of the Killer Algae

For Students 9th - 12th
Invasive species can remind us of a horror film! In this video, an algae, popularly used in home aquariums, gets out and takes over coastal ecosystems, destroying the native organisms. The bright side, however, is an example where the...
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Satire Witch Project

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the use of titles with video. They create a short horror film based on a classic work of literature or other subject area writing. Students use a single camera and a single shot. Using Adobe Premiere Elements, students...
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: The Short of It, Lesson 10/12

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A discussion on horror films and stories will get your students' hearts beating and their mouths moving in this language arts lesson. The goal of the discussion is to increase student awareness of genre and its role in a story. While...
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Solving Problems with Fractions

For Students 5th
In this solving problems with fractions worksheet, fifth graders solve five word problems with fractions, then use the answers to complete a data chart.
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Three Skeleton Key: Elements of Literature

For Students 6th - 8th
Rats! How are they described in "Three Skeleton Key," and what happens to the characters in the story? Study the vocabulary and the story with these worksheets. Learners complete pre-reading activities, study vocabulary, complete...
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How Big is Big?

For Students 6th - 8th
Now you can create your own monster movie. Learners estimate the size of a scale model monster given comparison statements and analyze these estimates to determine if the scale model accurately portrays a lizard.
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Why Do Things Sound Scary?

For Students 6th - 12th
Why do dissonant noise cause a physical reaction of fear in humans? The video explains why some things sound scary and how we evolved to be more afraid of sounds than sights. It details how people constantly live in the past and how this...
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Sentence Completion 20: High-Intermediate Level

For Students 11th - 12th
Here's an exercise that will help learners develop their vocabulary. The eight sentence completion problems are followed by an answer key that explains why one answer is correct and why the other possibilities are not. Richly detailed,...
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Scaling Cubes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers see how changing the scale of an object results in changes to its surface area and volume. Learners build bigger and bigger cubes so they can get a first-hand view of this mathematical fact. The seven steps involved in...
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Why Is Being Scared so Fun?

For Students 7th - 12th
"What could possibly be fun about being scared?" That is the question addressed by a short animated video that offers the idea that feeling pain-free and being energized, a natural high, is a pretty good trade-off.
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Interviewing: The Art of Asking Questions

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Interviewing skills are important, even outside of a news reporter's desk or employer's office. Take your class through the process of interviewing people they don't know with a set of case studies featuring journalists and various...
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Subject Pronouns

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
What or who can subject pronouns stand for? Ask your learners to determine the correct subject pronoun for 25 sentences. Learners are given the subjects and choose the pronouns from a chart of options.
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Subject/ Predicate

For Students 6th - 8th
It's your basic subject/ predicate identification instructional activity here. Perfect for middle schoolers reviewing the subject and predicate,. This 13-question instructional activity is straightforward and simple.
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Homophones/Homonyms and Commonly Misused Words

For Students 6th - 9th
Wait, should I use its or it's? What about their, there, or they're? Here is the comprehensive packet you've been looking for! All of the tricky homonyms and homophones are detailed here, the only problem is that they're not defined....
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Strengthening Natural and Relevant Support

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Improve word choice and descriptive details with one resource. Colorful slides take middle schoolers through the process of writing with their five senses, and choosing the best adjectives and verbs for their writing. Use the...
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Improving a Paragraph

For Students 6th - 9th
Practice revising by rewriting one the provided paragraphs each day Monday through Thursday. Writers will need to innovate in order to improve the paragraph. Focus tasks are provided for each short sentence group. On Friday, ask writers...
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Breaking Down Invisible Walls

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Social boundaries and cultural understandings are a major element of our adolescent development. Help your learners become aware of the "invisible walls" they create and that exist not only in their own school, but also in the world...

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