Students learn about the history of Halloween and some of its traditions by visiting 2 websites, answer 17 questions, and complete a creative task involving the creation of a new tradition. Answers are included where appropriate.
Sample questions include:
--How did the Christian church use pagan holidays to its advantage?
--Identify 2 aspects of Samhain that parallel modern Halloween.
--Drawing from the text, why is Halloween called Halloween and not a variation of Samhain?
--Summarize where the costume wearing tradition comes from in one sentence.
--How, or why, have some traditions been abandoned/forgotten?
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