ESL Advanced Halloween


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Introduces activities and songs related to October 31st/Halloween.

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ESL Advanced Halloween

  1. 1. Happy Halloween PowerPoint for 5th level
  2. 2. This is Halloween!!!!
  3. 3. Lyrics <ul><li>This is Halloween Lyrics [SHADOW] Boys and girls of every age Wouldn't you like to see something strange? [SIAMESE SHADOW] Come with us and you will see This, our town of Halloween [PUMPKIN PATCH CHORUS] This is Halloween, this is Halloween Pumpkins scream in the dead of night [GHOSTS] This is Halloween, everybody make a scene Trick or treat till the neighbors gonna die of fright It's our town, everybody screm In this town of Halloween [CREATURE UNDER THE BED] I am the one hiding under your bed Teeth ground sharp and eyes glowing red [MAN UNDER THE STAIRS] I am the one hiding under yours stairs Fingers like snakes and spiders in my hair [CORPSE CHORUS] This is Halloween, this is Halloween Aren't you scared? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lyrics Continued <ul><li>[WITCHES] Well, that's just fine Say it once, say it twice Take a chance and roll the dice Ride with the moon in the dead of night [HANGING TREE] Everybody scream, everbody scream [HANGED MEN] In our town of Halloween! [CLOWN] I am the clown with the tear-away face Here in a flash and gone without a trace [SECOND GHOUL] I am the &quot;who&quot; when you call, &quot;Who's there?&quot; I am the wind blowing through your hair [OOGIE BOOGIE SHADOW] I am the shadow on the moon at night Filling your dreams to the brim with fright [CORPSE CHORUS] This is Halloween, this is Halloween Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! </li></ul>
  5. 6. What do people do on Halloween? <ul><li>Dress up in a costume </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers play tricks on their neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Children knock on doors and ask for candy (treats) </li></ul><ul><li>People carve pumpkins to make jack-o-lanterns </li></ul><ul><li>Families go to an orchard </li></ul><ul><li>Families go to a pumpkin patch </li></ul>
  6. 7. Curtis Orchard
  7. 8. Peanuts <ul><li>Peanuts is a syndicated daily and Sunday comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz , which ran from October 2, 1950, to February 13, 2000 (the day after Schulz's death), continuing in reruns afterward. </li></ul><ul><li>It has been described as &quot;the most shining example of the American success story in the comic strip field&quot;, ironically based on the theme of &quot;the great American unsuccess story&quot;, since the main character, Charlie Brown , is meek, nervous and lacks self-confidence, being unable to fly a kite, win a baseball game or even kick a football. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Peanuts
  9. 10. Questions <ul><li>Linus is waiting for a very special character that comes on Halloween. What is this character’s name? </li></ul><ul><li>How is Lucy related to Linus? </li></ul><ul><li>How does Lucy treat other children? </li></ul>
  10. 11. What does that mean? <ul><li>In the letter Linus writes to the Great Pumpkin he writes P.S. to add information. P.S. is an acronym for what two words? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Answer <ul><li>Post scritum </li></ul><ul><li>Postscript </li></ul>
  12. 13. What are some other acronyms that you frequently see? <ul><li>Windows XP-> Windows e XP erience </li></ul><ul><li>IBM -> Internal Business Machine </li></ul><ul><li>A.M. -> ante meridiem </li></ul><ul><li>P.M. -> post meridiem </li></ul><ul><li>DVD -> Digital Video Disc/Digital Versitile Disc </li></ul>
  13. 14. You killed it! Listening Activity: How to carve a pumpkin
  14. 15. How to Carve a Pumpkin
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  16. 17. Jack-o-Lantern
  17. 18. A Poem
  18. 19. The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe <ul><li>Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore - While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. &quot;'Tis some visitor,&quot; I muttered, &quot;tapping at my chamber door - Only this and nothing more.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>pondered = thought lore = story rapping = knocking muttered = said </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. 20. Songs
  20. 21. Have you seen the ghost of John? <ul><li>Have you seen the ghost of John? Long white bones with the skin all gone Ohh-Ohhhh-oh-oh Wouldn’t it be chilly with no skin on ? </li></ul>
  21. 22. Trick or Treat? The American Version <ul><li>Trick or Treat </li></ul><ul><li>Smell my feet </li></ul><ul><li>Give me something good to eat! </li></ul>
  22. 23. Trick or Treat? The Canadian Version <ul><li>Trick or Treat </li></ul><ul><li>Smell my feet </li></ul><ul><li>Give me something good to eat! </li></ul><ul><li>Not too big, not too small </li></ul><ul><li>Just the size of Montreal! </li></ul>
  23. 24. Activities <ul><li>Fill in the blanks in the Halloween packet with two classmates. </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s make a campfire circle and tell scary stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your classmates do they want to dress up as for Halloween. </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s vote for the best costume! </li></ul>