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					Preposition Practice
Fill in the blanks with on, in, at, or to.
Halloween is celebrated ______ the United States _______ October 31st.
It is not an official holiday, so everyone has to go ______ school or
work. But the fun begins ________ night. Actually, the celebration
begins ______ the afternoon from 4 p.m. _____ about 6 p.m. for younger
children; but older kids go out ______ night when it's scary!
What do they do? Well, children, and lots of adults, dress up _____
costumes and go ______ their neighbors houses. When the neighbor
comes ______ the door, the children _____ the door cry "Trick or
Treat!" They try to frighten their neighbor and expect him or her
to put candy or fruit _____ the bags that they are carrying.
Halloween is really very old. The name comes from All Hallows' Eve--
a "hallow" is the word that people ______ 19th Century England gave
_____ the spirits of dead people. November 1st is All Saints Day
______ the Christian calendar, but people who love to be scared
celebrate _____ the night before.
Trick-or-treaters dress up ______ costumes as ghosts, goblins, ghouls,
skeletons, and vampires. What are these creatures? Look up the words
_______ a good dictionary. In addition ______ going _____ doors for
frights and candy, people go ______ parties ______ Halloween. The
best feature _______ these parties is usually a costume contest. The
people who go _______ these parties also carve pumpkins to make
jack o' lanterns--people cut eyes, a nose and a mouth _____ these
orange fruits. Then they put a candle _____ the pumpkin to make a
lantern.
The history of Halloween is not always happy. _______ some large
cities, there are fires ______ Halloween. People seem to get carried
away with wanting to scare others. Other bad things that happen ______
Halloween are that some bad people put needles and other things ______
the candy they give ______ children to hurt them. Halloween can be fun, but it can be
dangerous. My favorite place to
be ______ midnight ______ Halloween is _____ home _____ bed with a
scary movie ______ TV! Be careful!

Preposition Practice
Fill in the blanks with on, in, at, or to.
Halloween is celebrated _in_____ the United States __on_____ October 31st.
It is not an official holiday, so everyone has to go ______ school or
work. But the fun begins __at______ night. Actually, the celebration
begins __in____ the afternoon from 4 p.m. __to___ about 6 p.m. for younger
children; but older kids go out __at__ night when it's scary!
What do they do? Well, children, and lots of adults, dress up _in____
costumes and go _to_____ their neighbors houses. When the neighbor
comes __to____ the door, the children _at____ the door cry "Trick or
Treat!" They try to frighten their neighbor and expect him or her
to put candy or fruit _in____ the bags that they are carrying.
Halloween is really very old. The name comes from All Hallows' Eve--
a "hallow" is the word that people __in__ 19th Century England gave
__to___ the spirits of dead people. November 1st is All Saints Day
__on__ the Christian calendar, but people who love to be scared
celebrate __on__ the night before.
Trick-or-treaters dress up _in___ costumes as ghosts, goblins, ghouls,
skeletons, and vampires. What are these creatures? Look up the words
__in___ a good dictionary. In addition __to__ going __to___ doors for
frights and candy, people go __to__ parties _on___ Halloween. The
best feature ___at___ these parties is usually a costume contest. The
people who go __to___ these parties also carve pumpkins to make
jack o' lanterns--people cut eyes, a nose and a mouth __on___ these
orange fruits. Then they put a candle _in____ the pumpkin to make a
lantern.
The history of Halloween is not always happy. __In_____ some large
cities, there are fires _on___ Halloween. People seem to get carried
away with wanting to scare others. Other bad things that happen __on____
Halloween are that some bad people put needles and other things __in____
the candy they give __to____ children to hurt them. Halloween can be fun, but it can be
dangerous. My favorite place to
be __at___ midnight __on____ Halloween is __at___ home _in__ bed with a
scary movie __on____ TV! Be careful!

				
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