Halloween Projects and Games

Happy Halloween!


Poe Project:

House of Usher Brochure

You are a real estate agent and you've just been contracted to sell the House of Usher!

Your task is to use Publisher to create a brochure to sell the House of Usher. Your brochure must have a description of the property. Describe both the interior and exterior of the home. You must include the home "haunted" past.

Zillow Creepy House for Sale

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These Real Haunted Houses Are Actually For Sale. Zoinks!


History Behind Halloween:

Halloween timelines.  Use the links below to learn about the history of Halloween traditions.

Your task is to use Word to create a timeline of the changes in Halloween traditions. Choose what tradition of Halloween you would like to research, i.e costumes and how they've chnaged, trick-or-treat traditions, etc. Plot these changes in chronological order from the earliest tradition to the most recent. Your document should be set up as follows: Use shapes to make the timeline, either a 2 sided arrow or a 2 sided arrow. Insert a text boxes or shape for each of the dates. Insert an image to correspond with each date.

History of Trick-or-Treating

Halloween 2018 - Halloween Timeline



Use Microsoft Word to create a timeline. Research 6 of your favorite candies, i.e. KitKats, Skittles, Snickers, etc. and find out what year they were first produced and save an image of the candy in the original packaging. Plot the candies in chronological order from earliest to most recent. Use the Insert Tab and select Shapes to insert a 2 sided arrow or 2 sided line. Insert a Text Box for each candy you research and the year. Insert an image of each original candy packaging.

What kinds of treats were handed out 100 years ago?

Use PowerPoint to create a project to compare Halloween "then and now". Be sure to include a slide for each of the topics, then and now.

Answer these questions:

1. How have traditions changed? Trick-or-Treat in the past vs, today, parties or celebrations, movies, music, etc.

2. How have costumes changed? Past costumes vs. today

3. How have the treats changed? Past treats vs. today