Are you ready to learn?. - Name tags, pen, Oral English notebook on desk - No electronics/no food / - No outside work . When is Halloween?. October 31st. History of Halloween. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Are you ready to learn?- Name tags, pen, Oral English notebook on desk
- No electronics/no food/
- No outside work
When is Halloween?
History of Halloween
2000 years ago Celts, New Years Eve, spirits rose from dead, food on doorsteps1000 years ago Christians, fear of evil spirits, masks to scare spirits, turnip lanterns200 years ago Halloween comes from Europe to America and traditions changeToday fun holiday (mostly for kids), pumpkin carving, costumes, trick-or-treating, scary movies, haunted houses
Tongue TwisterIf two witches would watch two watches,which watch would which witch watch?
People decorate their houses.People carve pumpkins to make
Pumpkin carvingPeople carve pumpkins to make
People dress up in costumes.Costumes
Children go trick-or-treating.candyThe TREATS are
But there are also TRICKS!
People watch scary movies.
People visit haunted houses.
True or False?
A thousand years ago Europeans wore costumes to get candy. FALSE2. 50% of children prefer to receive chewing gum for Halloween. FALSE3. The worlds fastest time to carve a pumpkin (eyes, nose, ears, and a mouth) is 24.03 seconds. TRUE4. After Christmas, Americans spend more money on Halloween than any other holiday (ex. New Years, Valentines Day, Independence Day). TRUE
Ask your partner and be ready to tell us!
Have you ever dressed up in a costume? What costume was it? If not, what costume would you like to dress up in? Why?Do you believe in ghosts? Are you afraid of them?What is your favorite candy? Why do you like it?What is the scariest movie you have ever seen? What was it about?Would you want to go into a haunted house? Why or why not?If you made a jack-o-lantern, what would you carve on it?