15 Halloween Writing Prompts

Kick-start creepy creativity with these Halloween writing prompts for 4th graders. These spooky story starters give kids the framework and support they need to pen their very own tale.

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Zombie Writing

Tom, the boy zombie, is just a misunderstood monster. Help him tell his story from his point of view with this fun and creative writing prompt.
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Halloween Writing Prompts

Polish your writing skills with this spooky Halloween writing exercise! Your child will use his imagination to build a scary story from this prompt.
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Halloween Nutcracker

Imagine if the classic Christmas story, The Nutcracker, was actually a Halloween story! How would that change the way the story was told?
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Halloween Story Starters

This Halloween story starter will help your child polish grammar, handwriting and spelling skills. Get into the spooky spirit with a Halloween story starter!
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The Boogeyman

Did you know that kids all over the globe know of the boogeyman? This cautionary tale is told in almost every country!
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Halloween Writing Prompts #2

It's the zombie apocalypse! What happens next? Your child will flex his creative writing skills with this fun Halloween writing prompt, all about zombies.
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Halloween Story Starters #2

Celebrate the spirit of Halloween, and share a spooky story! With this creative writing exercise, your child will describe his costume and what inspired it.
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Loch Ness Monster

"Nessie" may be the world's most famous unseen sea creature! Try seeing things from her point of view with this fun writing prompt.
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Halloween Writing Prompts #3

Get into the spirit of Halloween, and write about your scariest experience! This writing prompt is a fun way to build grammar and vocabulary skills.
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Halloween Story Starters #3

Check out this fun writing exercise with a spooky Halloween theme. Your student will use her imagination to write a story about a magical witch's brew.
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Monster Under The Bed!

What if the monster under the bed was just lonely and shy? Have some spooky fun with this writing prompt to challenge your point of view.
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Halloween Writing Prompts #4

Beginning writers, think scary thoughts for this Halloween writing prompt! Your child will use his imagination to write about what it'd be like to be a ghost.
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Halloween Story

You've never heard a ghost story like The Phantom Knight of Vandal Camp! Discover the scares, if you dare, behind this tale before writing the ending.
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Halloween Story Starters #4

Give your child a fun way to polish his writing skills with a Halloween story starter. Hell get to make up his own scary story and get a creativity boost.
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Halloween Creative Writing

Get creative with this Halloween writing exercise. Your child will write a brief paragraph on the topic provided. Think scary thoughts!
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