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Halloween Writing Activity – Creative Mystery Story – DIGITAL

Halloween Writing Activity – Creative Mystery Story – DIGITAL

Created by Addie Williams
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Grade level

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Resource Type

Google Apps, Microsoft OneDrive


Creative Writing, Halloween

Halloween Mystery Digital Writing Activity – An eye-catching and easy to use assignment for students to create an engaging Halloween Mystery Story using a digital platform. This Digital Resource is designed to work with Google Classroom™ MS Teams™ (and other digital platforms) has been created so that students can type directly into the graphic organizers and pages!

Includes a unique “Dial-A-Mystery” activity to help students who have “writer’s block”. Students can work together or individually to create the ultimate list of ideas to help struggling writers! My students love doing this assignment and activity around Halloween.

Includes 11 Google™ Slides for students, as well as 2 pages of Teacher Instructions:

– Full instructions

– Detailed student assignment sheet

– Student brainstorming sheet

– Planner pages

– Short Story Planner (introduction, rising action, climax…)

-“Dial-A-Mystery template

– Peer editing / self-assessment activity

– Grading rubric

– 3 sheets of Halloween themed writing paper

Covers Common Core Standards for Writing (Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences)

Looking for a more traditional pen and paper version of this assignment? Check out the link below!

Halloween Mystery Writing

To see all of my INTERACTIVE eRESOURCES for Google Classroom / OneDrive click the link below!


Here are some of my other Halloween themed products.

Spooky Grammar Review & Practice

Halloween Writing Prompts and Story Starter Cards

Interview With A Vampire Halloween Writing Activity

(C) Addie Williams, Addie Education

Google Drive, Google Classroom, GAFE


3 reviews
    Nancy F.
    09 Jul 2023
    Great resource to review plot and write a scary story!
    Nancy D.
    09 Jul 2023
    This NO PREP resource was fantastic for writing a Hallowe'en story. Students loved it - it was very comprehensive, and appreciate that the rubric and good copies were included. Thanks so much!
    Danielle Pearse
    09 Jul 2023
    Kids really enjoyed this activity!