My students love Halloween, and I mean LOVE! Even before October comes around, they start counting down the days and talking about their costumes. With all that excitement, it can be hard to keep students focused on their work. That’s why I love using Halloween as an opportunity to engage them in read alouds. When we read about things students are interested in, they are more engaged and participation increases. This week we are spotlighting a great Halloween read aloud, Click, Clack, Boo! If you’ve read any of the other books in this series with your class, they are going to love this one. Even if Farmer Brown is new to your students, they will enjoy this fun Halloween read. - Jodi and the Starts With a Story Team
The story Click, Clack, Boo! follows the series’ favorite character, Farmer Brown. Readers learn that Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. Things like witches, pirates and jack-o’-lanterns scare him. Farmer Brown decides to put candy on the porch and stay inside on Halloween night. Meanwhile, the farm animals are getting reading for the Halloween Party in the barn. As the different animals make their way to the party, Farmer Brown hears all kinds of noises in the night. He gets more scared each time he hears a noise, and one of them is getting closer and knocks on the door! However, when Farmer Brown hears a “quackle” he jumps out of bed and goes to the door. He finds his bowl of candy gone and a note inviting him to the party instead. When Farmer Brown shows up to the party in his pajamas, he wins best costume!
Students will love this Halloween edition to a familiar series.
Even with all the excitement of trick or treating and costumes, a lot of learning can take place with Click, Clack, Boo! Check out all the different ideas on how you can use this book in your classroom.
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