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  • 1. Day of the Dead Quest SheetsNombres _Baldo Choppa y Sabrina Bray Periodo 1stDay of the Dead Quest SheetOctavio Paz writes the Mexican has no problems with death that he "... chases after it, mocks it, courtsit, hugs it, sleeps with it, it is his favorite plaything and his most lasting love." In your opinion, how isthis idea similar to or different from our "United States" view on death?In the United States we don’t celebrate death like Mexicans do. We don’t have festivals to be happy,we mourn over the lost of one of our loved ones.When is All Saints Day and All Souls Day celebrated?All Saints Day is November 1st and all Souls Day is November 2nd. Even though each region in Mexico celebrates Day of the Dead differently, what are things that theydo have in common.Common to all, however, are colorful adornments and lively reunions at family burial plots, thepreparation of special foods, offerings laid out for the departed on commemorative altars andreligious rites that are likely to include noisy fireworks.November 1 is reserved to rememberNovember 1 is set aside for remembrance of deceased infants and children.November 2 is reserved to rememberThose who have died as adults are honored November 2.From mid-October to the first week in November, what are some of the items markets and shops stockup on?They stare in wonder at shops filled with candy skulls and calaveras (skeletons) made of wood, papermache, clay, wax and sugar.List 5 edible goodies enjoyed on Day of the Dead. The eat Crystal sugar skulls, candy, Pumkin Candy, sweet bread, and and fruits.
  • 2. What are some things that are used to create an altar?They use stone to build it or Wood and add paper maches around it plus candy scattered throughoutthe place where the altar is placed.What occurs on November 2?All Souls Day where they honor the gone but the not forgotten.How do Aztecs view death?They view death as just another phase of life.In Mixquic, what takes place to celebrate Day of the Dead?They have huge street festivals and dance and sing with tons of food so that people can forget aboutthe ones they have lost over time.Food Quest Worksheet Who is la Catrina?Catrina es framed Día de los Muertos artist José Guadalupe Posadas icon of death. Catrina means "awealthy woman" and it is said in a sarcastic mannerWhat are some foods that are made during Day of the Dead?Pan de Muerto, sugar skulls, pumkin candy What are the different types of Pan de Muertos or Bread of the Dead?Pan de yemaWhat do children love to eat?Sugar skullsWhat is the purpose of having a glass of water at the altar?Because the souls are thirsty and tiredIn your own words, describe the cemeteries in Mexico? What do you like or dislike about the cemeterydecorations?
  • 3. The cemeteries in Mexico are very colorful and personal, whereas in America, the cemeteries are verydead and plain and sad. But in Mexico there cemeteries are celebrating the life of the people insteadof mourning of the death.Look at the two recipes along the right side of the page. Would you eat either one of these recipes?What do you like and do not like about each?I think the only recipe I would eat is the pan de muertos because it’s simpler than the others andthere aren’t any weird combinations like pinto beans and brown sugar. Wordplay Quest SheetUnscramble the vocabulary word, then using the glossary, write the definition. 1. avlasecr - calaveras 2. oelm -mole 3. lpoalic -copalli 4. otlae - atole 5. gatnielso-golletes 6. tacera -careta 7. acavler -calavera 8. fodraen -ofrenda 9. qfelnaieu -alfenique 10. apn ed osl ermtuso – Pan de muertos 11. zpamchtcleui -cempazuchitlDefinitions 1. calaveras - songs and poems about the festival 2. mole - a thick sauce made from a variety of ingredients, including chilis, sesame seeds, herbs, spices, chocolate and fruit 3. copalli - a scented resin used to make incense 4. atole - an ancient drink made from corn meal and water and flavored with various fruits 5. golletes - a doughnut shaped bread, glazed with pink-colored sugar and placed on the altar 6. careta - mask worn by dancers to scare the dead away at the end of the celebrations 7. calavera - a skull; also a slang term for "daredevil" 8. ofrenda - an offering; refers to the goods set out on the altars 9. alfenique - a special confection used to fashion skulls, fruits and other figures 10. pan de los muertos - bread of the dead 11. cempazuchitl - a yellow marigold, the symbol of death, also known as cempasuchil or zempasuchitl
  • 4. Halloween Day of the DeadCelebrates people forgetting what ha- It is used to celebrate the death f others and They areppened to them in the past. They similar in the to help people forget the loved ones they sense thatDress up so they can hind there have lost in the past. They create altars they bothProblems that’s are going on in deal with on the grave sites of the dead to problemsTheir life. The mask help people people are remember then for all they have done.Not see the problems that the facing when they losePerson behind the mask is going throu. loved ones.

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