Room on the Broom Activities

Summon the magic of storytelling with our Room on the Broom activities! They’re a cauldron of literacy enchantments that turn your Halloween read-aloud into a fang-tastic learning adventure.

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50 pages

Grades PreK-3


Swoop in and grab our bewitching Room on the Broom activities—perfectly paired for spellbinding read-alouds! This downloadable cauldron of Halloween activities not only adds a pinch of fun but also stirs up key English Language Arts skills. From vocabulary to storytelling, our activities will make your Room on the Broom read-aloud un-BOO-lievably engaging! 

Literacy skills will soar for all ages with Room on the Broom activities! Older readers will sweep up critical thinking skills as they analyze mood and tone, cause and effect, and the story’s setting and plot. Younger readers will whisk together reading comprehension through sequencing, story elements, rhyming, parts of speech, and vocabulary. That’s not all! Sentence creation and broom-themed writing craftivities develop writing skills that can also become your next bulletin board!

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • analyze the novel effect soundscape.
  • draw the story’s setting.
  • sequence the story.
  • illustrate story elements.
  • write about a cause and effect from the story.
  • write rhyming pairs.
  • sort parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and pronouns).
  • define story vocabulary.
  • write sentences with story vocabulary.
  • complete a broom writing craftivity.
  • apply writing skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • practice reading comprehension through included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • engage in social skills through whole group prompts and activities.
  • develop fine motor skills with coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • play a collaborative memory game.
  • use digital tools to comprehend the story.

From vocabulary enchantments to storytelling spells, the Room on the Broom activities are the ultimate toolkit for a fang-tastically engaging read-aloud. 

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💙 Once you’ve scooped up the Room on the Broom activities, make your read-aloud soar by pairing it with the enchanting soundscape in your Novel Effect app!

About the Book

Room on the Broom is a story of wit, friendship, and inclusivity. The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick. However, the wind picks up and blows away the witch's hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want is a ride on the broom. But is there room on the broom for so many friends? And when disaster strikes, will they save the witch from a hungry dragon? Buy the book.

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