Video Writing Prompt: Halloween Costumes

Christine Wojdyla, TeachHUB

With Halloween just a few days away, your students are bound to be ready for trick or treating with the perfect Halloween costume. If you're looking for a fun Halloween lesson plan or idea, try the video writing prompts below. Your students will enjoy talking about their Halloween costumes.

After watching this news clip about this year’s most popular costumes, your students can answer one of the video writing prompt questions below to talk about their own Halloween costumes. After they've written their responses, have a class discussion, in which students are able to talk about what they wrote. You can find more Halloween video writing prompts on TeachHUB, including the Hotel Transylvania video writing prompt.



Grades K-2: What is Your Costume Going to Look Like?

What are you going to be for Halloween? Do you have your costume all ready? What does it look like?

Grades 3-5: Homemade or Store-bought?

Do you wear a homemade Halloween costume or one from the store? Which one would you prefer and why?

Grades 6-8: Trick or Treat            

Do you still trick-or-treat? How old is too old to dress up and walk the neighborhood for candy? Why do you think that?

Grades 9-12: Volunteer Opportunities

In some places, high school and college students trick-or-treat for homeless people by asking people to donate canned goods and other necessities that some families can’t afford. Would you participate in this type of event? Why or why not?


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Video Writing Prompt: Halloween Costumes