The controversy of Halloween, makes a nice comparison-contrast writing activity, where students list the positive aspects of Halloween that they like, as well as the negative ones that they don't care for. As a topper for their completed October writing prompt, students make a Jack-O-Lantern using the positive negative art form.
After which time it will be up-dated and put in my TpT shop. Click on the link to zip on over to take a look at the new, 13-page, Positive-Negative Writing Prompt Pumpkin Craftivity.
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