CERCA Now: History of Halloween
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When People Carved Turnips Instead of Pumpkins for Halloween
Tricking and treating has a history
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What are the historical origins of Halloween?
How has Halloween evolved over time?
How did Halloween originate from Samhain?
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GRADE LEVELS 3-12
Mummification, pyramid building, and long books devoted to navigating life after death – ancient Egyptians placed great importance on death and the afterlife. Why did it hold particular significance and meaning for ancient Egyptians? In this Pear Deck-powered CERCA Slides set, challenge your students to defend how ancient Egyptians’ beliefs about an afterlife affected their everyday lives and burial practices.