Presentation on theme: "Día de los muertos On the right side of your notebook write/ answer the following questions based on the poster. When is day of the dead? What is a symbol."— Presentation transcript:
Día de los muertos On the right side of your notebook write/ answer the following questions based on the poster. When is day of the dead? What is a symbol of this holiday? Do you think this is a “scary or happy” holiday?
Priorities Take this list of values and put them in your order from 1 (Most important) to 5 (least important) in Mexican culture. Career(Job/Education) Friends Family Religion Money
Kinto Sol- el 2 de Noviembre Listen (escuchar) to the following song and read the translation to understand its meaning. In this text your will see Spanish slang. “jefito” padre- Father “carnal” hermano- blood brother, homie “agüitarse” morirse- to die
Otras palabras importantes El alma- the soul Eterno- eternity Morirse- to die http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei-NJnC6KIc Kinto Sol
Comprehension Questions 1.¿Qué noticia recibió su padre por teléfono? – What news did his father recieve on the phone? 2.¿Cómo reaccionó su jefito? ¿Y el narrador? – How did his dad react? And the narrarator? 3.¿Con qué se compara la muerte? – What does he compare death to? 4.¿Qué cree sobre la vida después de la muerte? – What do you believe about life after death? 5.¿Por qué celebra él el 2 de noviembre? – Why does one celebrate the 2nd of november?
¿Has perdido a un ser querido? “Have you ever lost someone you loved?” – Quietly write in your notebook a couple of sentences about how you felt or how you would feel.
Dia de los muertos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFt8-WdstQA Watch the video and answer the following questions. 1. What are the holiday’s roots? 2. How is it similar to Halloween? 3. How is it different to Halloween? Think about decorations, songs, costumes, foods, people, and priorities.
El esceleto Cut out and label your skeleton with the various parts of the body. La cabeza El pecho Los brazos Las piernas Los dedos Los pies Las cosquillas
Closing: the prediction revealing! What did we learn today about Mexican culture and the Day of the DEAD? What value does Mexican culture give family? – What place does it have in their priorities? – What do you think about that?