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HALLOWEEN An American Tradition. WHAT IS HALLOWEEN?  ¨Hallows' Eve¨ or ¨Holy Eve¨  31st of October  Celebrated the night before “All Saints Day” 

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1 HALLOWEEN An American Tradition

2 WHAT IS HALLOWEEN?  ¨Hallows' Eve¨ or ¨Holy Eve¨  31st of October  Celebrated the night before “All Saints Day”  A day to remember the dead

3 WHERE DID HALLOWEEN START?  Traditions started when the Irish and Scottish immigrated to North America in the 18th century

4 WHO CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN?  United States The holiday is spreading to …  South America  Europe  Asia

5 WHY DO AMERICANS CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN?  To have FUN! To dress up! To eat candy!

6 COMMON COSTUMES

7 TRADITIONS Trick or Treat:  Children dress up  Ring doorbell  Say trick or treat “Trick or treat, give me something good to eat!”

8 TRADITIONS Haunted Houses:

9 TRADITIONS Pumpkin Carving


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