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Halloween 7th & 8th

History of Halloween
 
Name ____________________________ Date _____________ Grade ______
 
Answer the following question with information found at: http://www.theholidayspot.com/halloween/history.htm
 
1.         What does the word “Halloween” mean? _____________________________________
2.        Roman Catholics, Episcopalians and Lutherans used to observe All Hallows Day to honor ____________________________________________________________
3.        Pope Boniface IV introduced All Saints' Day to replace __________________________.
4.        When was this festival observed? ________________________________________.
5.        Who celebrated "Samhain" (pronounced "sow-in")? ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________________________.
6.        Most of the customs connected with the Day are remnants of the ancient religious beliefs and rituals, first of the _________________ and then of the _______________ who conquered them.
 
Answer the following questions with information found at: http://www.benjerry.com/fun_stuff/holidays/halloween/history/index.cfm
 
7.        What did the Celts believed happened on the last day of October? ____________________________________________________________
8.        In what century did the Christian church make November 1 All Saints' Day? _______________
9.         October 31, or the night before took on other names, what were some of the other names that Halloween was called? _____________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________.
10.      In Sicily, way of keeping the memory of their dead relatives and loved ones alive? ____________________________________________________________.
11.       In Mexico, the celebrate ______________________________ which means____________________ which begins on the evening of _________________.
 
Answer the questions based on the video clips at: http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/halloween/?page=video
Video 1~
1.         What is the Title of the clip? _____________________________
2.         Why was it “creepy”? What happened? Give at least two reasons _________________________
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Video2~
3.     What is the Title of the clip? _____________________________
4.     Why was it “creepy”? What happened? Give at least two reasons _________________________
        ________________________________________________________________
   
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