Сценарий праздника: «Halloween»

"Halloween" (на английском языке)
It’s Halloween
By Jack PrelutskyIt’s Halloween! It’s Halloween!
The moon is full and bright.
And we shall see what can’t be seen
On any other night!
Skeletons and ghosts and ghouls
Grinning goblins fighting duels
Werewolves rising from their tombs,
Witches on their magic brooms.In masks and gouns we haunt the street
And knock on doors for trick or treat.
Tonight we are the king and queen,
For oh tonight it’s Halloween!
Good evening, dear guests. Welcome to our party! Today we are having a special holiday for the dead – does that seem strange? Perhaps not. In Europe the night of the ghosts and witches was combined with the Christian holiday. As that night fell on October 31, people called it Halloween. This means “hallowed evening” or “holy eve”.
At night on October 31 witches fly on their broomsticks, skeletons rattle their bones, ghosts frighten people, Jack – O’ – Lanterns walk around houses, black Halloween cats play tricks with us.
On Halloween, many boys and girls dress up in deferent costumes and pretend to be goblins, monsters, skeletons, witches or ghosts. Long ago people really believed in ghosts. They thought the dead came back to their homes once a year and walked around all night.
Ghosts can be seen, but not heard. They never leave shadows or footprints. They can walk through closed doors, even walls. They love to live in empty houses.
Some words about witches. They are magic women. Some witches are young but most of them are old and ugly. It was believed they held big meetings every season. One meeting came on October 31. Halloween became the witches night. They had a wonderful time there. They danced in a ring, two together, back to back and wished people bad luck, storm and sickness. They flew to their meetings on broomsticks. But it was not always like this.
Presenter: Well, now we know why witches fly on their brooms, and what about Jack – O’ – Lantern? Look, here it is. Jack – O’ – Lantern got its name from a fellow named Jack, who, according to an old Irish legend was so mean, that he was not allowed into heaven. But poor Jack played tricks on the devil, so he was not allowed into the hall either. Instead, he is destined to wander around forever with his lantern, waiting for Judgment Day.
Jack – O’ – Lantern – Hi everybody. My name is Jack, you know. I’ve been wandering around the earth for hundreds of years. I am so tired. People don’t like me, but I want to talk to them. I am so glad to have come to your party. I know so many interesting stories and won’t go until I tell you one of them. Listen. (Tells the story and comes closer to the spectators)
Once upon a time there lived an old woman. She sat by the fire and she spun waiting for someone to come. But no one came. Soon there was a knock at the door and the door opened and in came two big shoes, two long thin legs, some wide, wide shoulders, some long thin arms, two fat hands and in rolled a pumpkin head.
She looked at the someone and said:
Why do you have such big, big shoes?
Much walking, much walking, - said the someone.
Why do you have such long thin legs?
Much running, much running.
Why do you have such wide shoulders?
Much carrying, much carrying.
Why do you have such fat, fat hands?
Much working, much working.
Why are you here? What is it you want?
I came to get……….YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!
Presenter:Isn’t it fun to scare somebody at the Halloween Party. Most of us like being scared in that way. The best time to tell these stories is at night. The best way is to speak softly and slowly.
Presenter – Well, well, well the time for fun has come. We have a lot here to enjoy.
Apples were once thought to be a link between men and the Gods and were often used to tell the future. By putting an apple under your pillow you could dream a wish and eat the apple in the morning. Later people began to use apple in games.
Let’s play the game “Bobbing for apples”. Apples are in a bowl of water. Let someone try to catch an apple with his teeth.
“Get off my hat”. (Draw a big black hat beforehand)
Put the hat on the floor. Players shut their eyes and walk back and forth across the hat when music starts. Whoever peeks is out of the game. Any player on the hat when music stops is out of the game. The last player left wins.
“Find the pumpkin”.
Draw white, yellow and orange pumpkins with funny faces. On the black of the white pumpkins write number 1, on the black of the yellow – 5, orange – 10. Let children find as many pumpkins as they can before “stop”. Sum up the numbers. The person with the most points wins.
Now I suggest that you should guess my riddles.
She always flies on her magic broom,
She always flies around the moon
With a black hat on her head
And what do you think, who is that?
(a witch)
It means bad luck, don’t look at it
If it crosses your path
And what do you think we call it?
(a black cat)
In masks and gouns we haunt the street
And knock on doors for trick or treat
Tonight we are the king and queen
For all tonight is ………..
Sometimes big and sometimes small
But always round and yellow
When the children make my famous grin
Then I’m a scary fellow
(Jack – O’ – Lantern)
I am a big and round
Once upon a time I grew on the ground
Now I have a mouth, 2 eyes and a nose
Who am I do you suppose?
I see a friendly shining moon
As big and round as a balloon
Soon I will go out on the street
With my friend for our ………….
(trick – or – treat)
By Jack PrelutskyTrick or treat, trick or treat,
Give us something good to eat.
Give us candy, give us cake,
Give us something sweet to take.
Give us cookies, fruits and gum,
Hurry up and give us some.
You had better do it quick
Or we’ll surely play a trick.
Trick or treat, trick or treat
Give us something good to eat.
Presenter.Well, I am very glad to see your happy faces. Bur our party has come to the end.
“October” by John Updike:
The month is amber,
Gold and brown.Blue ghosts of smoke
Float through the town.
Great V’s of geese
Honk overhead,
And maples turn
A fiery red.Frost bites the lawn,
The stars are slits
In a black cat’s eye
Before she spits.At last, small witches,
Goblins, hags,
And pirates armed
With paper bags.Their costumes hinged
On safety pins,
Go haunt a night
Of pumpkin grins.Halloween party
Методическая задача – дать учащимся знания страноведческого характера, активизировать интерес к изучению английского языка.
Цель урока: расширить кругозор учащихся и обогатить их знания о жизни зарубежных сверстников.
Учитель. Good afternoon, boys and girls! Today you'll see a mini-show which is devoted to the popular holiday «Halloween». Welcome to our Halloween Party!
Ведущий. Good afternoon, boys and girls! Halloween is one of the best holidays for children. People celebrate Halloween on the 31-st of October. Halloween colors are orange and black. During the early years of the Christian era people celebrated Halloween with games, bonfires, parties. Today, of course, Halloween has degenerated into a candy-collecting orgy by costumed youngsters who travel from house to house crying out»Trick or Treat!»
Презентация «What do we know about Halloween» – презентация на интерактивной доске. (Приложение 1)
Ведущий. Now we'll see the play which tells us about this funny and the same time horror holiday.
Oh, I'm glad to see you but if you aren't afraid of me you must guess some puzzles. But first repeat after me:
«I would like to go, to meet, and to see
To show, to visit and to stay to dance
To sing, to play. Are you ready to do it?»Sarah. Yes we are. What should we do?
Vinegar Witch. Now'll see small sheets of paper. On each of it there is a part of sentence. You'll have to join them right and read aloud. (Предложения текста разрезаются на части.) Учащиеся должны составить правильно текст. (На это задание дается 3-4 мин.)Пример предложения: You must be very careful on the night of October 31st.This is the night when witches and ghost come out!
Vinegar Witch. You're right. So, try to do the next task. I want to ask you about Jack O' Lantern. What do you know about him?
(На доске написаны опоры, которые помогут учащимся составить рассказ.)
Vinegar Witch. Thank you for your story. Now repeat after me: «I would like to go, to meet…»
Sarah. Yes of course.
Vinegar Witch. Now we'll have Halloween quiz and I'll see what you know about this holiday. Oh, how I like the puzzles.
1. When is Halloween celebrated?
A) December 25-th
B) February 14-th C) October 31-st
2. What colors are associated with Halloween?
a) Red and green
b) Orange and black
c) Yellow and blue
3. Who can walk through the walls?
a) Witches
b) Goblins
c) Ghosts
4. What is worn around the neck to keep vampires away?
a) Garlic
b) Onion
c) Pepper
5. How many bones are there in the human skeleton?
a) About 50
b) Over 200
c) Over 1000
6. What does a witch use for transport?
a) A hat
b) A broomstick
c) A motorbike
Excellent! I have a chance to play with you once more. Guess the riddles.
Дети отгадывают загадки:
1. I flight at night because I don't like light (Bat)
2. I'm scary and white. I come out at night. Who am I? (Ghost)
3. I've got soft black fur. When you hold me I purr. Who am I?
4. I'm round on all sides. I've got a light inside. Who am I? (Jack-o-lantern)
5. I've got a black cat and a big pointed hat. Who am I? (Witch)
6. I’m yellow or white. I smile on Halloween night. Who am I? (Moon)
«Halloween, Halloween magic night. We are glad and very bright.
We all dance and sing and recite
Welcome! Welcome! Halloween night!»I. Read the text.
Halloween comes on October 31. It is not a legal or a national holiday. Schools, offices and banks do not close. Halloween is the day or evening before Alhallow’s or All Saints’ Day. Many Halloween stories and games are hundreds of years old. Halloween customs date back to a time when people believed in devils and witches and ghosts. They thought that these evil spirits could do all kinds of damage to property. Some people tried to ward off witches by painting magic signs on their barns. Others tried to scare them away by nailing a piece of iron, such as a horseshoe, over the door.
Now most people don’t believe in evil spirits. They know that evil spirits do not break steps or spill garbage or pull down fences. If property is damaged, they blame lively, naughty boys and girls. Halloween is still a bad night for the police.
American children celebrate Beggar’s Night as Irish children did it in the 17th century. They dress up in Halloween costumes and go out on the streets to beg. The children also put on strange masks or paint their faces to look like monsters.
They carry baskets, boxes or bags from house to house. Every time they come to a new house, they say “Trick or treat!” They mean, “Give us a treat or we will play a trick on you.” The adults put a treat – money or candy – in their bags.
A favourite Halloween custom is to make a jack-o’-lantern. The children scrape out a pumpkin and cut the outlines of eyes, nose and mouth in the side.They light a candle inside the pumpkin to scare their friends. This custom refers to a man named Jack who still wanders around the earth lighting his way with a pumpkin lantern.
At Halloween parties the guests wear every kind of costume. Many of them wear masks. The hosts usually decorate the rooms with paper moons, witches, bats, ghosts and black cats. They set jack-o’-lanterns in the windows.
The guests often tell fortunes. A young girl sometimes pares an apple so carefully that the peeling comes off in a long strip. She throws the peeling on the floor and hopes it will form the initials of the young man she will marry. Many games played at Halloween parties date back to the harvest festivals of very ancient times. The guests often bob for apples floating in tubs of water. The players must keep their hands behind their back and take an apple out of water with their teeth. The game is very funny and difficult, and players usually get very wet.
Halloween is still observed in the British Isles, the USA, Canada and some European countries. It is primarily regarded as a night of magic and merrymaking.
II. Choose the correct variant and complete the sentences.
Halloween was first celebrated
some months ago.
many years ago.
centuries ago.
People thought that
evil spirits could damage their property.
good spirits would bring them presents.
spirits would repair their property damaged by naughty children.
Halloween is
a very quiet holiday.
a bad night for the police.
the best time for singing carols.
American children
usually stay at home at Halloween night.
dress up in Halloween costumes and go to beg.
give presents to their relatives and friends .
A favourite Halloween custom is
to trim a fur – tree.
to play hide – and -seek.
to make a jack-o’-lantern.
At Halloween parties people
never wear masks.
wear different kinds of costumes.
decorate the rooms with flowers and coloured balloons.
Halloween is
not observed in the English – speaking countries.
observed only in some European countries.
a merry holiday celebrated in the British Isles, the USA, Canada and some European countries.
III. Find and correct the false statements.
Halloween is celebrated on November 5.
Halloween is the eve of All Saints’ Day.
Halloween customs date back to the 19th century..
Nowadays most people do not believe in evil spirits.
Children dress up in scary costumes and go out on the streets to beg.
At Halloween adult people usually wear beautiful party dresses and suits.
Halloween is primarily regarded as a night of magic and merrymaking.
IV. Answer the questions.
Is Halloween a national or an illegal holiday?
How did people try to ward off evil spirits in old times?
Why is Halloween still a bad night for the police?
What do the children mean when they say, “Trick or treat”?
What is the most favourite Halloween custom?
In what way do the hosts decorate the rooms for the Halloween party?
What are some traditional Halloween games?
Halloween is widely celebrated all over the world, isn’t it?
"Hallowe'en party".
Цели и задачи:
провести практику речевой деятельности, активизировать лексику на тему “Hallowe’en”, дать знания страноведческого характера;
повысить мотивацию учащихся к изучению иностранного языка;
развить творческую фантазию и инициативу в осуществлении иноязычной речевой деятельности, а так же развития познавательных интересов учащихся;
воспитывать у учащихся чувство уважения к истории к культуре страны изучаемого языка.
1. Приветствие
Teacher: Hello, dear children. As you know Hallowe’en is a holiday for children.
They celebrate Hallowe’en on the 31st of October. They walk from house to house and ask “Trick or treat?” Children make lanterns out of pumpkins. Some people have Hallowe’en parties and dress up witches, ghosts, skeletons. Jack-o’lanterns, black cats, orange and black colours are the symbols of this day. So, let’s start our Hallowe’en party! Now you should be divided into 2 commands.
Классы делятся на команды по жетонам оранжевого и черного цвета. Далее конкурсы проходят по командам. Выступление команд оценивает жюри. Чья команда справилась с заданиям быстрее – получают по одному баллу. Команда, набравшая наибольшее количество баллов – победители.
3. Competition “Combine sentences”
T: You’ll get a set of small sheets of paper. On each paper there is a part of a sentence. You have to join them and to get a text.
Предложения текста разрезаются на части. Ребята должны составить (скомбинировать) текст. Варианты текста могут быть разнообразны.
October 31st is the Hallowe’en. Ghosts, witches, goblins, skeletons, black cats, spiders and jack-o-lantern are the symbols of this holiday. The children put on costumes of different monsters and go around the streets asking for sweets.
6. Competition “A terrible story”
Двое ребят из каждой команды рассказывают страшную историю разными интонациями. Текст истории может быть любым.
In a dark-dark room there is a dark-dark table. On a dark-dark table there is a dark-dark vase. In a dark-dark vase – CIVE ME YOUR HEART! (Напугать кого-либо)
Tell the story in tragic way, tell it like you’re a person who is in love, tell it like you have a stomachache.
T: Thank you for Hallowe’en party! I think you’ll remember this holiday.
Цели урока
развитие умения аудировать;
активизация лексики по теме “Праздники”;
развитие говорения (умения сообщать, объяснять, рассказывать);
развитие письма (умения быстро фиксировать свои высказывания);
развитие навыков самостоятельной работы и работы в команде.
приобретение знаний об истории и традициях Великобритании, связанных с праздником “Хэллоуин”;
знакомство с некоторыми литературными произведениями известных британских поэтов.
воспитание положительного отношения к культуре народа изучаемого языка;
развитие уважения и интереса к иностранной литературе.
развитие творческих способностей учащихся;
развитие умения общаться, а также таких черт характера как трудолюбие, целеустремленность, активность.
компьютер, мультимедийный проектор, экран (для показа презентации в Microsoft PowerPoint);
магнитофон (для прослушивания диалога);
филлворд (по 1 экземпляру на каждую команду), задание для аудирования (по 1-2 копии на каждую команду);
фонарь, сделанный из тыквы (jack-o-lantern), жетончики-картинки для обозначения баллов.
Подготовка к уроку
За неделю до данного урока 3-4 ученикам дается домашнее задание: подготовить рассказ об истории, традициях, особенностях праздника “Хэллоуин”, а также сделать компьютерную презентацию в Power Point для большей наглядности своего рассказа. В докладе обязательно должны содержаться новые слова и выражения, которые изучались на предыдущих уроках данной темы: be associated with, belief, bonfire, carve, date back to, long-standing traditions, pagan, protect against, pumpkin, symbol, unique.
Еще несколько учеников получают задание: найти стихи известных поэтов Великобритании на английском языке о магии, волшебстве, а также перевод этих стихов на русский язык или сделать собственный литературный перевод. (При изучении предыдущей темы учащиеся знакомились с биографиями и некоторыми произведениями известных писателей и поэтов США и Великобритании – Уильяма Шекспира, Роберта Бернса, Уильяма Блейка, Агаты Кристи, Марка Твена, Гарриет Бичер Стоу, О’Генри.)
Перед уроком учитель и ученики оформляют кабинет плакатами и рисунками по тематике праздника, расставляют столы для игры по командам, готовят фонарь из тыквы.
Содержание урока
Организационный этап (3 минуты)
Основной этап
чтение стихов (5 минут)
доклад (10 минут)
составление историй (10 минут)
аудирование (7 минут)
филлворд (5 минут)
Заключительный этап (5 минут)
Ход урока
1. Организационный этап
Учащиеся садятся за парты по командам (3-4 команды по 4-5 человек). Учитель приветствует учеников, кратко рассказывает о целях и ходе урока.
Teacher: Hello, students! I’m glad to see you! Let’s start our lesson. During our previous lessons you learnt about different British holidays: Christmas, Easter, New Year, St. Valentine’s Day and now we go on working with this topic. Let’s discuss another really interesting and unique British festival – “Halloween”. Today you will learn a lot about its traditions and history. You will have a group game, do different tasks and collect points for right answers. In the end of the lesson the winners will light our jack-o-lantern.
2. Основной этап
“Magic Poetry” – чтение стихов известных поэтов Великобритании
Teacher: Some British people strongly believe that Halloween is a magic festival. So, let’s start our lesson with “magic” poetry.
“All Hallows Eve” – доклад о празднике “Хэллоуин”
Teacher: And now several students are going to tell us some really interesting information about Halloween: its origin, history, traditions, beliefs in the past and superstitions nowadays. Listen to them very attentively, after their report you will answer my questions and get your first points for correct answers.
When and where did people start celebrating the holiday?
What holiday did Celts celebrate? Why did they use pumpkins?
When did the Christian Church begin celebrating All Hallows Day?
What are the main traditions of Halloween?
Ученики, готовившие дома выступление, рассказывают о празднике, сопровождая рассказ демонстрацией слайдов на компьютере.
Учитель задает вопросы по докладу учащихся. Команды отвечают на вопросы и зарабатывают баллы (1 балл за каждый правильный ответ).
“Halloween Stories” – составление своих историй
Teacher: Before we continue our game, every group should tell me 2 words in English.
One of the Halloween traditions is storytelling. British people like interesting unreal stories about ghosts, witches and other magic creatures. So, your next task is to make up a Halloween story containing all 6 words you have said to me. You should start your story with “One Halloween night…” In 6 minutes you must be ready to tell the class your stories.
Каждая команда называет по 2 слова по-английски (это могут быть любые слова, не связанные с темой урока: глаголы, прилагательные или существительные). Учитель записывает эти слова на доске.
Ученики по командам сочиняют небольшие рассказы, содержащие все 6 слов, записанных на доске и начинающиеся словами “One Halloween night…” По истечении 6 минут каждая команда рассказывает свою историю и получает баллы (5/3/1 балл в зависимости от точности выполнения задания, сюжета истории, наличия ошибок).
“Do You Believe In Wizardry?” – аудирование
Teacher: Now you will listen to the talk of 2 British teenagers. They are discussing a new book about a young wizard Harry Potter. While listening to the dialogue mark the speakers who said the words written in the chart.
Учитель раздает листки с заданием командам. Ученики слушают диалог 2 раза, отмечают в таблице с заданием кому из говоривших принадлежат фразы из диалога. За каждый правильный ответ команда получает 1 балл.
Текст диалога [5]
Mike and Jen are talking about the latest book about Harry Potter
.Mike:Hey, Jen, you know, like, er, Harry Potter, next month it’s out, the last book, I’m really, well, I’m gonna get it as soon as it’s in the shops.
Jen:Are you going to be one of these people who sleeps outside the bookshops?
Mike:Oh, possibly, yeah, possibly. Cos I think, I think it’s twelve o’clock at night it goes on sale. I’m not quite sure but I’m quite excited.
Jen:Aren’t you a bit old for Harry Potter?
Mike:Well, you know, you can only be young once, but you can be immature forever. That’s what, that’s what I say and I stand by it. Harry Potter’s great.
Jen:I don’t know. It’s all right, but I, I prefer Roald Dahl as an author.
Mike:You just called me immature and you’re talking about Roald Dahl and crocodiles and people with worms on their heads? That’s just silly. I’m talking about advanced wizardry.
Jen:Well, Roald Dahl wrote about the witches long before JK Rowling ever thought about Harry Potter. Harry Potter’s just, he’s such a boring character.
Mike:Boring? He survived Voldemort’s attacks on him at least five times and I bet you couldn’t have done.
Jen:Well, I notice she has to give that explanation in every single book.
Mike:Yeah, but, let’s put Harry Potter against Charlie Bucket. Who’s more impressive? Charlie Bucket who eats chocolate? Harry Potter has powers.
Jen:And he’s got…
Mike:Charlie Bucket just jot lucky.
Jen: And funny glasses.
Mike: Funny glasses, exactly. Anyway, I’m going to convince you of this.
Jen:So, shall I go and get you some tickets, then?
Mike:Yeah, and I’m going to get you a book and you’re going to love it.
Jen:Can’t wait.
Задание для проверки понимания диалога
Mark the speaker who said the words written in the chart. (Mike/Jen)
1. I want to buy the latest book about Harry Potter.
2. You are too old for reading books about Harry Potter.
3. The books of Roald Dahl are not as clever as that.
4. The books of Roald Dahl are older than the books of Joan Rowling.
5. In the books you like there’s no real magic.
6. Harry Potter is a real wizard.
7. I’ll give you the book.
Ответы: 1-Mike, 2-Jen, 3-Mike, 4-Jen, 5-Mike, 6-Mike, 7-Mike.
“Mysterious letters” – филлворд
Teacher: Your last task in our Halloween game is to find as many words as you can in this grid. There are 3 minutes for you to do the task.

Учитель раздает каждой команде одинаковые филлворды (слова, зашифрованные в филлворде – эта новая лексика по теме, с которой ученики работали на предыдущих 3-х уроках). Учащиеся ищут и отмечают слова в филлворде в течение 3-х минут. Затем учитель проверяет выполнение задания, раздает жетончики (1 балл за 1 найденное слово).
3. Заключительный этап
Teacher: Thank you for your good job. Your marks for homework and work during the lesson are… Teams, count your points, please. And now let’s watch the winners lighting our jack-o-lantern.
Our lesson is over. Goodbye!
В конце урока ученики считают заработанные баллы. Ученики, набравшие большее количество баллов зажигают праздничную тыкву-фонарь. Учитель выставляет оценки за работу на уроке, подготовку стихов и доклада.
Список использованной литературы
“New Millennium English” учебник для 10 классов общеобразовательных учреждений/ О.Л. Гроза, О.Б. Дворецкая, Н.Ю. Казырбаева и др. – Обнинск: Титул, 2006.
“Английский язык. Занимательный урок: сборник дополнительных материалов. 10-11 класс”/ Сост. Е.А. Балк, М.М. Леменев. – М.: Просвещение, 2006.
“Игровой метод в обучении иностранному языку”/ А.В. Конышева. – СПб.: КАРО, 2006.
“Методика обучения иностранным языкам”/ Е.Н.Соловова. – М.: Просвещение, 2006.
“Cool English” №34. СПб.: Eclectic Publishing East Europe, 2007.
Интернет-источникиАнглоязычные сайты, посвященные празднику “Хэллоуин”:

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