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Teaching Tricking and treating has a history

Tricking and treating has a history

Over the past few decades, Halloween celebrations have gained in popularity, not only with children and families, but with all those fascinated with the spooky and scary. As a scholar of myth and religion in popular culture, I look at Halloween with particular interest – especially the ways in which today’s Halloween tradition came to evolve.

Regina Hansen, Senior Lecturer, Rhetoric, Boston University
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How have fall traditions changed over time?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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