This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origins of Halloween and explains how some of our modern day Halloween traditions came to be. The text also gives an account of how this ancient holiday is celebrated around the world in our modern day and time.
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, gap filling exercises and a fun word search. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.