Goosebumps Teaching Resources
- Grades: 3–5
The spooky Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine has hooked generations of readers in the past 20 years and sold more than 250 million books worldwide. Engage your elementary to middle school students with the help of these Goosebumps-related teaching resources, sure to win over even the most reluctant readers.
Check out this Goosebumps-related lesson plan featuring writing prompts, creative activities, games, a webcast with R.L. Stine, and more.
Night of the Living Dummy provides an engaging opportunity to teach the genre of thrillers, the literary element of mood, and the use of suspenseful words. Activities will engage students in suspense writing, rating scary stories, and creating their own frightful dummies.
Use this lesson plan and its scary story writing prompts to have students write spooky stories and create a classroom camp-out, all inspired by R.L. Stine’s The Birthday Party of No Return!
Make your own graphic novel with haunted characters and spooky settings.
Test your knowledge of the Goosebumps series with this trivia game.
Get to Know R.L. Stine
R.L. Stine is the author of the popular Goosebumps series. His ability to know what kids will laugh at, as well as what will frighten them, makes each Goosebumps book all the more enjoyable.
Author R.L. Stine reflects on the 20th anniversary of his popular Goosebumps series in this question and answer session.
Kids Press Corps reporter Andrew Scarafile interviews author R.L. Stine on writing the Goosebumps Horrorland series.
When R.L. Stine came to Scholastic recently to help kick off the Scholastic Summer Challenge, Kid Reporter Danielle Azzolina talked to him about his fears, his favorites, and his next big project.
In this interview a few days prior to Halloween, the master of spook, R.L. Stine, answers questions from Kid Reporter Amiri Tulloch about the 20th anniversary of the Goosebumps books.