26 October 2016

HALLOWEEN HISTORY

Halloween isn't just costumes and candy; it's a cultural holiday rich in tradition. Watch the video and do the activity. To check your answers CLICK HERE

  1. Halloween is described as a patchwork holiday stitched together with ________    ________ and ________ traditions. 
  2. It all began with the ________, a people whose culture had spread across Europe more than ________ _______ ________.  
  3. The end of the ________ _________ was celebrated in a festival called Samhain
  4. On Samhain  the villagers gathered and ________  ________  ________ to drive the dead back and keep them  away  from   the  _______.  
  5. All Saints’ Day honours ________ and  the _________ _______.
  6. ________ ________ was known as “All Hallows’ Eve”.
  7. The holiday came to America with the wave of Irish immigrants during the ________ ________ in the _______.
  8. The children _______ _______ so they _______ ________ _______. 
  9. Over the years the harmless tricks grew into outright _______.
  10. Shopkeepers began to give treats or bribes to stop the ________ .  
  11. By the _______ _______ “Trick or Treat” became the holiday greeting.
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