HAPPY  HALLOWEEN
Ancient  Celt <ul><li>Centuries ago, there were some people called the Celts who lived in what are now England, France and...
<ul><li>The Celts  spent all spring and summer growing food to last them through the winter.   </li></ul><ul><li>When it w...
<ul><li>The festival was celebrated on November Ist , the day that marked the end of warm light weather.  </li></ul><ul><l...
All Saint's Day <ul><li>Several hundred years later,a new religion (Christianity) spread in the Celtic lands.  </li></ul><...
Origin of the word  “HALLOWEEN” <ul><li>November Ist became known as &quot;All Saint's Day&quot; or &quot;All-hallowmas  ....
Early Halloween   <ul><li>Halloween turned into a scary time for people who believed that evil spirits would wander the ea...
<ul><li>To feel safe, people began to put lanterns in their windows and in front of their doors to scare away spirits  . <...
Modern Halloween <ul><li>Today's Halloween celebrations combine the joy  of the Samhain festivals of the Celts with the mo...
<ul><li>Costumes, pumpkins and imaginary spooks all combine to make one of the most popular holidays in  many countries ar...
 
LINKS  1.Isabel Pérez  2.  Halloween  website 3.  Learn   English   kids 4.  Family   education.com
 
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Halloween

  1. 1. HAPPY HALLOWEEN
  2. 2. Ancient Celt <ul><li>Centuries ago, there were some people called the Celts who lived in what are now England, France and Ireland . </li></ul><ul><li>The Celts believed that spirits sometimes helped and other times they hurt people. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Celts spent all spring and summer growing food to last them through the winter. </li></ul><ul><li>When it was time to harvest all the food, they held a festival called SAMHAIN to thank the good spirits for their help. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The festival was celebrated on November Ist , the day that marked the end of warm light weather. </li></ul><ul><li>As part of the celebration, people wore costumes and ate plenty of good food. </li></ul><ul><li>They also made sacrifices to keep bad spirits away. </li></ul>
  5. 5. All Saint's Day <ul><li>Several hundred years later,a new religion (Christianity) spread in the Celtic lands. </li></ul><ul><li>Christianity, believed that November Ist was a day to honour people who had died for their religion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Origin of the word “HALLOWEEN” <ul><li>November Ist became known as &quot;All Saint's Day&quot; or &quot;All-hallowmas . </li></ul><ul><li>The night before the festival day, October 31, became known as &quot;All-hallows Eve&quot; or &quot;Hallowe'en.&quot; </li></ul>
  7. 7. Early Halloween <ul><li>Halloween turned into a scary time for people who believed that evil spirits would wander the earth to cause trouble. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>To feel safe, people began to put lanterns in their windows and in front of their doors to scare away spirits . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Modern Halloween <ul><li>Today's Halloween celebrations combine the joy of the Samhain festivals of the Celts with the more spooky aspect of All Hallows Eve. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Costumes, pumpkins and imaginary spooks all combine to make one of the most popular holidays in many countries around the world ,where people wish each other a &quot;Happy Halloween.&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 12. LINKS 1.Isabel Pérez 2. Halloween website 3. Learn English kids 4. Family education.com

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