Vocab I
Vocab II
Halloween History
Trick or Treat
100

to leave; to go away from a place

depart

100

loud, shrill laugh

cackle

100

What date is Halloween celebrated now?

October 31st

100

Why wouldn’t the skeleton cross the road?

Because he didn't have any guts.

200

to develop or change gradually

evolve

200

make (someone) less angry or hostile

placate

200

Why would the Celts dress up in frightening costumes and build massive bonfires?

To ward off spirits that came back from the dead.

200

What do you call a witch at the beach?

A sandwich

300

to preserve, honor, or celebrate the memory of

commemorate

300

giving off light

luminous

300

What was the name of the Celtic festival that evolved into Halloween?

Samhain

300

What kind of shoes does a ghost wear?

Booots

400

earliest known inhabitants of the British Isles

Celts

400

an object from the past with historical value or interest; a trace of an outdated custom; remaining fragments, ruins

relic

400

Who brought the tradition of Halloween or All Soul's Day to America?

Europeans that settled here.

400

Why didn’t Dracula have any friends?

He was a pain in the neck!

500

Non-religious; concerned with worldly rather than spiritual matters

secular

500

Death personified

Grim Reaper

500

By what date had Halloween evolved into a secular holiday?

1950's

500

What is a ghost’s favorite food?

Spooketti

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