HALLOWEEN by Natalie Moses 2010

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  • 1. Halloweenin the United States
  • 2. A little history…
    Candle lanterns were carved from turnips to commemorate the souls of purgatory
    This was considered a “souling” practice
    This practice later adapted into the making of jack-o-lanterns
    In traditional Celtic traditions turnips were carved with faces and put in windows to ward off evil spirits
    In America, pumpkins are readily available and easier to carve because of their large size
  • 3. Trick-Or Treating Ventures
  • 4. Trick-Or-Treating
    In the United States children go door to door stuffing their pillow cases full of candy. After Trick or treating it is customary to go home and check to make sure none of the candy is open and that it is all safe to eat.
  • 5. American Candy
    This is candy corn, candy corn is a traditional Halloween
  • 6. Apple Orchards
    Fall is the season of Apple Harvest. In the fall it common to visit Apple Orchards with your family. At the Apple Orchard you pick your own apples.

  • 7. Making treats with apples
    Apple Cider is a delicious treat that is served warm and commonly consumed around Halloween.
  • 8. Caramel Apples
    Caramel dipped apples are a delicious treat common around Halloween and the fall months
  • 9. Pumpkin Harvest
    There is an abundance of Pumpkins in the United States . During Halloween we go to the pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin to carve
  • 10. Scarecrows
    Scarecrows are common devices used to scare birds away from food crops and are decorative on Halloween and autumn months
  • 11. Pumpkin Seeds
    The seeds inside pumpkins are taken out, washed, baked,
    seasoned and eaten
  • 12. Pumpkin Pie
    Pumpkin pie is a very common desert during the Autumn months and Halloween
  • 13. Fall/Autumn In the United States
  • 14. Popcorn Balls
    Popcorn Balls are a traditional Halloween
    treat- popcorn mixed with hot marshmallow creme
  • 15. Hay Rides
    Families ride on hay-filled wagons throughout an orchard.
    There are apple and pumpkin orchards. In some orchards there are both pumpkin patches and apples trees.
  • 16. Haunted Houses
  • 17. Horrific Haunted Houses
  • 18. Question #1
    What do the orangeand black colors of Halloween mean or signify?
  • 19. Question #2
    What are 2 common foods eaten during Halloween?
  • 20. Question #3
    What object do children put their candy in during trick-or-treating?
  • 21. Question #4
    What is a common activity to do at an orchard?
  • 22. Question #5
    Where does the word “Halloween” come from from? What are the root words?