Social Studies (NYS K-12 Framework Common Core)
This page, from History.com's archive, focuses on the history of Halloween and includes several videos.
SS.K.ID.3.a Diverse cultural groups within the community and nation embrace unique traditions and beliefs, and celebrate distinct holidays.
SS.K.ID.3.a.1 Students will compare ways diverse cultural groups within the community and nation celebrate distinct holidays.
SS.K.ID.3.b The study of American symbols, holidays, and celebrations helps to develop a shared sense of history, community, and culture.
SS.2.ID.2.a People living in urban, suburban, and rural communities embrace traditions and celebrate holidays that reflect both diverse cultures and a common community identity.
SS.3.TCC.4 Each community or culture has a unique history, including heroic figures, traditions, and holidays.
SS.3.MOV.5.b Communities around the world can be diverse in terms of their members, languages spoken, customs and traditions, and religious beliefs and practices. People in world communities celebrate various holidays and festivals.
SS.3.MOV.5.b.2 Students will learn about the holidays and festivals celebrated in each selected world community and compare them to the holidays and festivals celebrated in their own community.