Halloween Vocabulary Lesson

It’s almost that spooky time of year again! Kids in many countries are getting excited for Halloween on October 31. To get your class into the eerie spirit, try our Halloween vocabulary lesson!

This eight-page Word Bank lesson includes a colorful picture dictionary with Halloween images including pumpkin, jack-o’-lantern, ghost, skeleton, witch, etc. Activities such as a matchup, word choice, word search, word scramble, and spelling bee help make this lesson engaging and fun. Finish up with the discussion questions so that your students can try using the new vocabulary in context!

Be sure to check out our related activities below for some activities and crafts you can do with your young learners!

Find this lesson in the Word Bank – Holidays.


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