Ghosts and Fear in Language Arts: Exploring the Ways Writers Scare Readers


  • Aug 29 2010 2:50 PM

    Matching // Celeste Higby

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This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, invites students to investigate what it is that is so fascinating about scary stories. They do so by exploring their own scary stories and scary short stories and books. The lesson culminates in a Fright Fair, where students share scary projects that they have created, including posters, multimedia projects, and creative writing. This lesson uses an online, interactive timeline.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies