Halloween

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Something wicked this way comes… From Owl Hall to our literature collection of horror stories, have a look at this selection of spine-tingling resources to spook your students this Halloween!

Perfect Scary Reads

Don’t know what to read for Halloween? Have a look at this list of Perfect Scary Reads… you might want to keep the light on!

Owl Hall

At Owl Hall, everyone has a secret. Join Kara and other visitors at Owl Hall and find out what is so spooky about the place. Visit the Owl Hall website to read Kara’s blog, take the video tour or listen to Kara’s podcasts…
Owl Hall is an original story in the Macmillan Readers series and is available to buy online and as audio download or eBook.

Serialised horror stories

The onestopenglish serialised horror stories are not for the fainthearted! Taken from the Macmillan Literature Collections, these stories are at advanced level.

The Terror of Blue John Gap by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
This story is set in the Peak District, England, in 1902. It tells of how a man uncovers the truth behind the legend of a mysterious monster!

The story is told in six parts; each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan written by Ceri Jones, which includes teacher’s notes, student worksheets and a full transcript and glossary. Part 1 is free to all onestopenglish users.

Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come to You, My Lad by M R James
This story is set in Burnstow, a seaside town on the east coast of England. It tells of how university professor makes an interesting discovery with disturbing consequences.

The story is told in seven parts; each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan which includes teacher’s notes, student worksheets and a full transcript and glossary. Part 1 is free to all onestopenglish users.

For more Halloween resources have a look on onestopenglish.