That Terrible Halloween Night

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Bibliographic Information: Stevenson, James. That Terrible Halloween Night. New York: Greenwillow, 1980. Print.

Brief Annotation: This book is about two kids who wanted to scare their grandpa but instead he told them a scary story about his terrible Halloween night.

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who will like this: Children who likes scary stories or Halloween.

Rating/Response: 4 I thought this book was a great read because students can relate to this book if they have grandparents who tells them stories.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What do you that happen on that terrible Halloween night?

Reading Strategy: Synthesizing

Rationale for Strategy: This book would be great for synthesizing because students can use their prior knowledge about Halloween and what they consider scary stories. This will lead students to new information.

Posted by: Lisa Lor

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