Presentation on theme: "El dia de los muertos Espanol Sra. Babson. Spanish 8 1.What is Day of the Dead? What did you discover? Share in groups. 2.Group Share Presentation 3.Power."— Presentation transcript:
Spanish 8 1.What is Day of the Dead? What did you discover? Share in groups. 2.Group Share Presentation 3.Power Point http://holidays.mrdonn.org/powerpoints/da yofthedead.html http://holidays.mrdonn.org/powerpoints/da yofthedead.html 4.How is Day of the Dead similar or different from Halloween?
Spanish I 1. Writing prompt: Imagine you are living in Mexico. A family member has recently passed and you are honoring them in your local cemetery for a “Day of the Dead” celebration. What does the environment look like? What would you be doing to honor your family member? What are others doing around you?
Spanish I 2. SKIM Read the New York Times article by Randal C. Archibold. Underline or highlight words that are unfamiliar. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/03/world/americas/03mex ico.html 3. Read aloud 4. NY Times Slide Show. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/03/world/americas/03mex ico.html
Spanish I 5. Writing Prompt: a.) Did the article “On the Day of Dead, a Little Music to Ease the Passage” change your perspective about the celebration? Why or why not? b). How did music play a role in the celebration? Cite 3 examples from the article.