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Halloween Context Clues Activity



Engage your upper elementary students with these fun and easy to prepare Halloween Context Clues activities! No prep required, just print them out and use the context clues activities as a literacy center or break them up into several engaging lessons that aligns to Common Core Standards!

This resource includes 6 high-interest context clues reading activities that are sure to keep your students engaged!

What's included in this Halloween context clues activity resource?

  • 6full page context clues activities – try printing these out in color and laminating them as a reusable literacy center activity!
  • 6 student recording sheets (one for each context clues activity!)
  • An answer key for each page!
  • A digital, Google Slides version! Perfect for virtual learning or paperless practice.

What do the Halloween context clues reading activities look like?

  • Witches' Brew – Use context clues to figure out the meaning of nonsense words in a spooky recipe.
  • Creepy Crawlies – Determine the meaning of underlined words while reading about spiders in some spooktacular informational reading.
  • Spooky Stories – Find an appropriate synonym to replace the underlined words in a spooky story.
  • Mad Scientist – Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word in a Halloween story about a mad scientist!
  • Mad Mail Mystery – Complete a letter with words that make sense in a mad-libs-style writing activity.
  • Candy Chaos – Use context clues to decipher a text message with unfamiliar words.
  • Monster Words – Use context clues to determine what monsters mean in a spooky script!

Looking for more context clues resources? I've got you covered!

Context Clues Task Cards

Context Clues Flip Book

Context Clues Differentiated Reading Project


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