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Our Halloween Party

Inma Alcรกzar Villodre 4ยบ E.S.O.


Culture A

Before reading the text, predict whether the following statements are true or false:

Final del formulario 1. Halloween is celebrated every 2. The tradition of dressing up started because 3. Another name for Halloween is 4. The Celts believed that the lord of the dead travelled the Earth on Halloween. What was his name? 5. Before they happened upon the pumpkin, they Irish carved jack o’laterns out of what? 7. What does the Old English word “hallow” mean? 8. The Celts celebrated their New Year on 9. What priests first celebrated what we have come to know as Halloween? 10. At Halloween parties, guests traditionally “bob” for

B

Now read the infography to confirm your answers.

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Teacher: Inma Alcázar


Culture

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Culture

C

Speaking. Discuss the following questions.

D

Read your Halloween party invitation.

1. Have you every been to a Halloween party? 2. What do you think it’s the best costume for Halloween? Why? 3. Do you think it’s dangerous for children to go trickor-treating? 4. What is the best Halloween film you’ve seen? 5. Have you every had a terrifyinig experience? When was it? What happened? What did you do?

Double, double toil and trouble, fire burns and cauldron bubbles! You’re invited to an “All Ghouls” Halloween Party in ___________ Secondary School. The witching hours: 6:30-9:00 p.m. Join us for a night of fright that’s sure to scare.

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Teacher: Inma Alcázar


Culture

D1

Go to http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/halloweenparty2011 and

write ideas for how to organise and celebrate our Halloween party in school.

D2

Vote for the ideas that you would like to see or take part in at the

Halloween party. You will find the survey on the blog.

D3

Join a group to work on one of the ideas you have chosen. For example:

Write recipes for the contest. Write a horror story. Write a short script for your horror film. Write the instructions to make a jack o’lantern. Write an acrostic poem.

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Teacher: Inma Alcázar


Our Halloween Party (activities)