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Halloween hooper

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  • 1. Halloween At its best !!!!! By: Lequan Hooper
  • 2. Definition Of Halloween Halloween is the night of October 31, when children dressed in costumes go door-to-door asking for candy or other treats.
  • 3. Adult Activities ● Halloween is usually celebrated amongst family, friends and, sometimes, co-workers. ● However, some areas hold large community events. Parties and other events may be planned on October 31 or in the weekends before and after this date. ● Adults may celebrate by watching horror films, holding costume parties or creating haunted houses or graveyards.
  • 4. Trick Or Treat ● ● ● Many children dress up in fancy costumes and visit other homes in the neighborhood. At each house, they demand sweets, snacks or a small gift. If they do not get this, they threaten to do some harm to the inhabitants of the house. This is known as playing 'trick-or-treat' and is supposed to happen in a friendly spirit, with no nasty or mean tricks being carried out.
  • 5. Jack O’ Lantern/Pumpkins Pumpkins are widely grown for commercial use, and are used both in food and recreation. They can also be used for certain events, including halloween.
  • 6. Halloween Costumes Usually just kids dress up for halloween, but sometimes teens and adults do to.
  • 7. Halloween also has plenty of legends The modern celebration of Halloween comprises a cross-cultural stew of folk traditions, some less than a century old, others dating back to the Middle Ages, and still others, some say, dating back over 2,000 years. Join us in exploring the folklore and history of this unusual holiday, from the most ancient of beliefs to the most thoroughly modern urban legends.
  • 8. The most famous characters/movie legends ● ● ● ● ● ● Freddy Krueger Jason Scream Chuke Saw Michael Myers
  • 9. The most popular candies ● ● ● ● ● ● Candy Corn Caramel Apple Kit Kat Popcorn Ball Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Snickers
  • 10. Fun Fact According to Irish legend, Jack O’Lanterns are named after a stingy man named Jack who, because he tricked the devil several times, was forbidden entrance into both heaven and hell. He was condemned to wander the Earth, waving his lantern to lead people away from their paths
  • 11. Sources ● ● ● ● http://facts.randomhistory.com/halloween-facts.html http://www.halloweenhistory.org/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trick-or-treating https://www.google.com/#q=history+of+halloween
  • 12. The End !!!!

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