Halloween in our class

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Halloween in an Italian middle school

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Halloween in our class

  1. 1. Strange things happened in our …
  2. 2. On Halloween we enjoyed many activities, as watching videos or scary movies, singing songs or learning nursery rhymes…
  3. 3. For example, we studied Halloween origins and we learnt that…
  4. 4. Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated on st . October 31
  5. 5. It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holy day of All Saints. The term derives from “All Hallows Eve” that means “eve of All Saints‟ Day”.
  6. 6. Carving turnips as ghoulish faces to hold candles became a popular part of the festival, which has been adapted to carving pumpkins in America. Nowadays this festival is celebrated in many western countries as the U.K., U.S.A., Canada, New Zeland and Australia. Today children go trick-or-treating asking for candies and fruit.
  7. 7. We learnt all the Halloween symbols in English JACK-O-LANTERN SKELETON TRICK-OR-TREAT HAUNTED HOUSE WITCH GHOST
  8. 8. Moreover, we sang songs like this…
  9. 9. And we learnt nursery rhymes like these…
  10. 10. When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, „tis near Halloween. Copyright © 2005 – 2006 MES-English.com
  11. 11. We also made a lot of posters and drawings…
  12. 12. In the end we watched these movies…
  13. 13. ...and of course we ate lots of candies…!!!
  14. 14. Istituto Comprensivo “Losapio-S.F. Neri” Gioia del Colle a.s. 2012/2013

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