Boo! Halloween and Folk Tales

As classrooms, school hallways and homes across the country are decorated and buzzing in the spirit of Halloween (October 31st, 2012), what better time to reflect on the origins of the day and engage your students in storytelling and research as part of a global project while their motivation and excitement is dizzying?
Do you students know about the history of Halloween? Why masks and costumes were originally worn? Where the culture of trick-a-treating began? Read more >