“The night grew darker and darker.” Spooky reading fun! Students will love The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Reading, Writing, Flip Book Reading Literature Guide. This short story is so vivid and memorable. October is a perfect time for your English language arts lessons to include a Halloween activity with a little fun!
American Literature- Halloween short story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, written by, Washington Irving.
There are several versions of the Halloween tale. I recommend the original, which is around 40 pages long. I provide you with 2 links to the full text, a “struggling reader” version, and a link for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow audio.
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-4 pages- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Comprehension Reading Questions
-1 page- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Plot Diagram fill in
-2 pages-Plot Diagram Elements and Literary Devices
-1 page-Reading Words to Know, “What are myths, legends and folktales?”
-1 page- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Main Characters Fill In
-English language arts teacher Lesson Notes, links, and summary
-Flip Book Directions
I believe this is the greatest English language arts short story for Halloween or fall months. Appropriate for several grades, due to the Halloween appeal, the range of vocabulary, and versions available.
Directions are clear and explicit. This is not an editable file.