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Halloween Animated Shorts

6 Animated Shorts for Halloween

Students love watching animated shorts. You can find dozens of Halloween animated shorts with just a few searches; however, many are not classroom-friendly. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched a really good film to reach the last few seconds and hear an inappropriate word. So, I’ve done the viewing for you. These films vary from funny to scary with no blood or bad words. I hope your students enjoy these this Halloween season.

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Miyako and The Monster Under My Bed

Teaching Writing Skills with Animated Shorts

The two animated short films, Miyako and The Monster Under My Bed, both tell of young girls with monsters under their beds. The two shorts are great for teaching compare and contrast.  Continue Reading

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Teaching with the Animated Short Coin Operated

Teaching Writing Skills with Animated Shorts

The animated short film shows students what a little determination can do. When the coin-operated rocket doesn’t take off as the young boy thinks it should, the boy works and works to make his dream come true. Continue Reading

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Teaching Theme with Animated Shorts

Teaching Writing Skills with Animated Shorts

The animated short film The Catch is a fable-like story in which a young fisherman has no luck until an act of kindness changes his fate.  Continue Reading

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Teaching with the Animated Short Broken: Rock, Scissors, Paper

Teaching Writing Skills with Animated Shorts - Broken: Rock, Scissors, Paper

The animated short film Broken: Rock, Scissors, Paper brings to life the child’s game with three fantastical characters.  Continue Reading

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Animated Short On the Same Page Lesson

Teaching Writing Skills with Animated Shorts

The animated short film On the Same Page is uniquely creative. A news reporter types an article for the newspaper. The reporter types, “There is nothing to report today.” Continue Reading

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Teaching with the Animated Short Crow: The Legend

Teaching Writing Skills with Animated Shorts

Crow The Legend is a phenomenal animated short film. It features an all-star cast, is beautiful, and teaches a great lesson. Continue Reading

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