Reading Horror Stories Aloud
Kind of Activity:
Students will identify the differences between reading a horror story and having it read aloud to them
Common Core Standards:
Some of the first horror stories we're exposed to as children are ghost stories, perhaps told around a campfire or with a flashlight lighting the storyteller's face spookily. As a class, discuss some of the differences between stories being told out loud and being read. Do students think one way is inherently more scary than another?
Next, choose a spooky story for students to hear aloud. The teacher can read a story themselves or...
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