Your students will love these Fall reading and writing activities and you’ll love the fun, no-prep freebies found in this post! I’ve rounded up favorite fall activities, that are perfect for October, and will make your planning a breeze!
Fall Vocabulary Freebie
These fun and FREE shades of meaning printables to are an easy, no prep addition to your Fall grammar activities. Get tips for teaching kids to use a thesaurus too!
Favorite Fall Book Activities
Find Fall reading and writing activities plus fun ways to teach a multitude of RL reading standards with one delightful book…Stellaluna. My very favorite Fall read-aloud, this gem of a book is ideal for helping your readers become comprehenders!
Click the link to see engaging Stellaluna reading activities and anchor charts your students will love! Stellaluna is filled with fall reading and writing activities that are fun
Stellaluna anchor chart templates source
Watch the animated video read aloud of Stellaluna on Storyline Online.
Write All About Fall Break
Help your students get back on track after Fall break by writing all about it! Give your students an opportunity to tell you about their break from school with the FREE after break writing prompts, newspaper themed publishing pages and digital version in the linked post.
Apple Up Your Classroom
Delight your students by writing about what’s inside Johnny Appleseed’s knapsack! Create a class chart to record responses, then make Johnny’s knapsack!
Find loads of ideas for apple themed bulletin boards, a math problem of the day freebie, apple books and videos, as well as FREE printable behavior coupons.
Write Friendly Letters
These apple core writing crafts make a fun Fall bulletin board and a great way to publish friendly letters.
Display the Seasons of Your Writing
Publish your students’ quarterly writing in seasonal apple trees! Make summer, winter, spring and fall trees to display a variety of types of writing.
Turkey in Disguise
A new twist on an old favorite, this unique turkey in disguise persuasive writing activity will have your students giggling like crazy as they think of ways to convince their families to eat hotdogs on Thanksgiving instead of turkey!
See how I set the premise in my classroom before we disguise our turkeys!
Add these Fall reading and writing activities to your October and November lesson plans and get your students having so much fun they won’t even know they are learning!
Be sure to save this post so you have it when you plan! For more Fall classroom ideas checkout my Fall Classroom Ideas on Pinterest!
Visit these posts to find more Fall teaching ideas!
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Happy reading and writing!
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