Halloween History Written by Mrs. Party... Gail Leino
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The Celts believed all laws of space and time were suspended during this time, allowing spirit world to intermingle with living. “Trick or treat” is innocent fun to relish on Halloween Day. It comes from catholic tradition of eating and giving soul cakes on Halloween. People would walk from village to village begging for "soul cakes," made out of square pieces of bread with currants. The more soul cakes beggars would receive, more prayers they would promise to say on behalf of dead relatives of donors. At time, it was believed that dead remained in limbo for a time after death, and that prayer, even by strangers, could expedite a soul's passage to heaven. The Jack-o-lantern custom comes from Irish folklore. Wearing costumes comes from days when Celtic villagers would dress up in ghoulish costumes and noisily paraded around, being as destructive as possible in order to frighten away spirits looking for bodies to possess. Halloween party supplies like paper plates, napkins, and cups are a nice way to complete a Halloween Party Theme. Halloween decorations like pumpkin piñatas as a centerpiece, can also double as party prizes. Party favors like Halloween stickers or glow jewelry fit a Halloween Party Theme.
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How to write a good research paperWritten by Janet Ilacqua
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Before you turn in your paper, double check it for errors. If you can, after you have checked for errors, let another person (for example, your parent or an older sibling) check it too. Are there any references missing from bibliography. Is referenced material from sources properly cited? Do sentences and reasoning make sense. Did you include an abstract or summary of paper in case of APA format papers? As soon as you are satisfied with your paper, run a spell and grammar check. (Check your spell checker setting and make sure that they set to Grammar and style). At that point, you can hand in your paper.
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