October 25th, 2017

High School Resource: The History of Halloween

The Haunted History of Halloween

Did you know that Halloween was originally called Samhain and marked the end of the harvest season for Celtic farmers? Find out more about the origins of Halloween in this informative video from the History.com archive. This video is appropriate for all high school students and can easily be integrated into the NY State social studies curriculum.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b.1 and more!

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