Halloween research posters

Halloween Information: Read and take the quiz!  http://www.5minuteenglish.com/oct29.htm

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Students will be doing research about Halloween and creating posters for the classroom with their information. Topics will be assigned in class.

Topics include:

  • Why is it called “Halloween”?
  • Why is Halloween on October 31st?
  • Why do people dress in costumes for Halloween?
  • Why do people go trick or treating on Halloween?
  • Why do we carve pumpkins for Halloween?
  • Who started celebrating Halloween?
  • Why does Halloween take place in the fall?
  • What are some examples of “tricks” that people play at Halloween?
  • What are some types of “treats” that people receive on Halloween?
  • How has Halloween changed over the years into the celebration we know today?