The Hallo-Wiener Activities

Unleash a world of learning with The Hallo-Wiener activities that supercharge English Language Arts and fine motor skills a howling good time.

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35 pages

Grades PreK-3


Make learning a spook-tacular adventure with The Hallo-Wiener activities! They’re a magical blend of Halloween activities designed to bewitch young minds while boosting their English Language Arts skills.

You’ll get the best of both worlds—English Language Arts and fine motor skills—all wrapped up in festive Halloween activities to use with the book The Hallo-Wiener! Watch young minds pen paw-sitively insightful predictions, decode vocab-boo-lary terms, and question their way to fang-tastic reading comprehension. Little hands will also design creative costumes, craft story-themed goodies, and even learn to sketch a delightful dachshund. This isn’t just a trick-or-treat bag; it’s a sweet loot of skills that will make you howl with delight!

Download this pack and make The Hallo-Wiener the hit of your haunt this Halloween season! 

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

  • write and discuss predictions about the story.
  • draw new costumes for Oscar.
  • write about costumes designed for oscar.
  • list character traits.
  • illustrate and write a cause and effect event from the story.
  • sequence the story.
  • define vocabulary terms.
  • complete crafts related to the story.
  • apply writing skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • practice reading comprehension through 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.
  • learn to draw a dachshund.

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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💙After downloading the fang-tastic The Hallo-Wiener activities, pair it with the howling soundscape in your Novel Effect app!

About the Book and Soundscape

Beloved author of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey delights readers with a little dog who has a big bullying problem. Oscar gets more tricks than treats —other dogs tease him all the time. Until one brave Halloween act turns Oscar into a hero! Young readers will be enthralled by hearing Oscar’s voice throughout the read-aloud! The soundscape gives provides young readers with insight into just how Oscar feels every step of the way. Buy the book.

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