October 2018

The History of Halloween Candy

Explore This Issue

Listen and Read Together

Extend the Lesson

Trick or Treat!

Videos (1)

Games (1)


Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Children will learn the history of a holiday tradition, practice using text evidence, and write an opinion piece.


Social Studies Focus:

history and traditions


ELA Skills:

key details, cause and effect, sequencing, text evidence, vocabulary, automaticity, writing


Page 4 Skill:

read a pie chart



tradition, neighborhood



RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.2.10, RF.2.4.B, W.2.1, W.2.8, SL.2.2