A brief informative reading comprehension about the history of Halloween and how it is celebrated today. It is especially designed for ESL students but can easily be used by elementary and pre-intermediate levels.
Teach your students the history behind the holiday! Halloween is a holiday shaped by history and culture. This lesson provides you a teaching moment on what might otherwise be a bit of a hectic day in your classroom. Students will learn about the historical background of the holiday, how it has been shaped by American culture, and some fun trivia facts about the holiday today.