Happy Halloween !. Parts of Speech – Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives. It’s Time to Play Trashketball !. Review the Rules. Who will be the scorekeeper?
1. Number your group’s paper from 1-5.
2. Identify and write the nouns in each sentence.
Example: Halloween is celebrated once a year in October.
Answer: Halloween, year, October
Halloween symbols include pumpkins, ghosts, and witches.
Originally the celebration began as a harvest festival.
The Celtic culture is credited with the first Halloween holiday.
Trick-or-treating is an activity for children in which they get candy.
1. Number your group’s paper from 6 - 10.
2. Identify and write the verbs or verb phrases in each sentence.
Example: Children disguise themselves in costumes for the night.
Children should be accompanied by an adult for their safety at night.
Grown ups may attend Halloween parties.
Once kids become teenagers, they are expected to stop trick-or-treating.
The Unicef organization encourages people to collect donations on Halloween; the money is used to help children around the world.
1. Number your group’s paper from 11 - 15.
2. Identify and write the adjectives in the sentences.
Example: Some popular costumes include powerful superheroes and cute fairies.
Answer: popular, powerful, cute
Parents don’t want kids to overload on sugary candy and fattening treats.
Scary costumes have frightening masks.
Some houses seem haunted and spooky sounds keep trick-or-treaters away.
Recently many people have started dressing their furry friends in silly costumes too!