Trick or Treat
This TopicQuest was designed for Mrs. Curry's Kindergarten Class at Cook Primary School
By Dara A. Chambers, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher.


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Halloween is a fun holiday where you get to dress up in costumes and visit family, friends, and neighbors who give you LOTS of CANDY!  However, there is a history to this holiday,and these websites will help explain some of that history.  They will also tell you some cool Halloween recipes, tips for staying safe while trick-or-treating, and so much more!  By visiting these websites you are going to learn something new and have a great time doing it!





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Have you ever wondered why we make jack-o-lanterns for Halloween?  Do you want to learn how to make pumpkin pancakes and other pumpkin dishes? This website will give you the answers to these questions and many more!
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Would you like to get creative and carve your own pumpkin this year?  This website gives you a step-by-step guide to carving a pumpkin.

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If you need ideas for pumpkin decorating or costumes, or you just want to play some Halloween games, this is the website for you!

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You can never be too safe, and this Halloween I want you to be as safe as possible while you're trick or treating.  Please visit this website for some awesome safety tips and "The Official Halloween Safety Game."
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Are you looking for a good Halloween book?  This website has reviews of many Halloween books so you can decide which one is perfect for you!

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For more information on Halloween, and any other topic you may be interested in, check out this online encyclopedia!


Mission
  
     Listen up trick or treaters, because I have a special mission for you!  You are planning a Halloween party for you and your friends, and you have some decorating to do!

    The most important part of those decorations are the pumpkins, and you are going to design your very own!

    Before you can get started you need to visit two websites.  The first website will teach you how to carve a jack-o-lantern, and the second website will give you ideas about how to decorate a pumpkin.
  After you have visited these websites you are going to design your very own pumpkin!

Mission Steps

1.  First, you are going to visit a website to learn how to carve a jack-o-lantern.

2.  Next, you are going to visit a website which gives you ideas and examples of how to decorate a pumpkin without doing any carving. 
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Then, you will use paper and crayons to design your own pumpkin or jack-o-lantern.
4.  The last thing you will do is tell me the steps for how to carve a pumpkin and we will make a list for you to use at home.
               Good Luck!                               



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