The following questions will assist in preparing your students for their viewing of The Halloween Tree.
Each question has a theme or concept in it is from the play. The question(s) related to it begin to tie the theme/concept with the content of The Halloween Tree.
Ask students to answer the random question they are given. Their response can be in either the written form or via art piece. They can be as creative as they wish to get their point across and should not be restricted by type of art or genre of writing.
- Do you think Halloween is celebrated differently across the world? In different cultures? Research and explain your answer.
- How far would you go to save a friend? Write an honest and in-depth account of how far you’d go to save a friend’s life.
- Do you think Halloween has changed over time? Choose an era or century of your choice and explore how Halloween was celebrated.
- What makes a hero? Which characteristics make someone a hero? Can you be a hero and a zero at the same time? Explain.
- What is an adaptation? Define adaptation. Have you ever seen or read an adaptation? If so, what was it? Which version did you enjoy better? Explain.