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ESL Halloween Lesson - Page 1

Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns

October 31 is Halloween. On Halloween, children wear costumes and go trick-or-treating. They knock on doors and say "Trick or treat." The person who opens the door gives the children candy. The children say "Thank you." Adults like Halloween, too. They like to wear costumes to work and attend parties. Orange and black are popular Halloween colors. Orange is the color of pumpkins and black is the color of darkness. Halloween is a fun holiday, but it is not a federal holiday. (3-page lesson)

October 31
October 31 is Halloween

When is Halloween?

It is on October 31.

On October 31 we say, "Happy Halloween".

Halloween is not a federal holiday.

Large Orange Pumpkins
Large Orange Pumpkins and a Boy

What is the child in this picture doing?

He is selecting a pumpkin.

On Halloween, people cut faces on pumpkins and put candles inside of them.

They light the candles at night.

ESL Halloween Worksheets

ESL Halloween Worksheet    Answer Key

Halloween Vocabulary Match  Answer Key

Halloween Crossword Puzzle

Crossword Answer Key

Haunted House Writing Activity

Halloween Story About Friendly Ghosts

Trick-or-Treating Short Story

Printable Board Game

Halloween Bingo  Calling Cards

Printing Worksheet

Halloween PowerPoint with Safety Tips for Kids

From Pumpkins to Jack-O-Lanterns ESL PowerPoint

Jack-O-Lantern Faces PowerPoint