Lesson 2.51.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

American Holidays and Celebrations #21: Halloween

Like people from all over the world, Americans celebrate a variety of holidays and celebrations. Watch each video and read along each article to learn about American Holidays and Celebrations.

  1. Directions: Watch the video below and write a short summary of what you learned in the comments section below.

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  1. Hello ,hind from Iraq
    October 31STdozens of children dressed in costumes knock on their neighbors’s doors and yell ,trick or treat” enemy the door opens .Pirates and princesses ghost , and popular heroes and heroines of the day all hold bags open to catch the candy or other goodies give each child a treat , the neighbors exclaim over the costumes and try to guess who is under the masks.
    Like some other American holidays , Halloween customs evolved from a mix of traditions .the word Halloween “comes from the name of a holiday from the 700s AD , called all Hallows Eve. This was celebrated on Novembers Ist .The origins of Halloween go back even further , however, today , many schools plan Halloween festivities , and some neighborhoods hold parties called “block parties”.
    Pumpkin are also symbol of Halloween, since the pumpkin is a large,orange-colored.squash,orange has become the other traditional Halloween color carving pumpkins into jack -O-lanterns is a Halloween.

  2. Lesson 2.51.4 Year 2
    American holidays and Celebrations 21: ” Halloween ‘ Day”
    Halloween is a holiday celebrates each year on October 31. the Halloween holiday has its roots in the ancient festival of Samhan a pagan religious celebration to welcome the harvest at the end of summer. When people would light bonfire and wear customs to word off ghosts. Halloween first came to the United States in the 1840s but observance of Halloween dates back to the ancient cultic festival of Samhan 29 October.
    The word ” Halloween ” came from all Halloweens Eve and means, Halloween evening. hundreds of years ago people dressed as saint and went door to door, which is the origin of Halloween customs and tick and treat. the custom of trick and treating is thought to have Irish origins possibly from a practice going door to door to collect the money, cake or candies.Failier to supply a treat would result in a practical joke.
    pumpkins symbolize gratitude, generosity, harvest and abundance.

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