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    • Halloween Compare and Contrast with the Information on Dia de los Muertos for Grade 8
    • Task • First, explore the WebQuest on Dia de los Muertos and answer the 15 questions on the worksheet. Take note as you read. • Next, read through the following websites on the history of Halloween. Take notes as you read. • Lastly, write a compare/contrast essay comparing and contrasting the Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos with the United States holiday of Halloween.
    • Your Paper Should… • Have an introductory paragraph. • Describe fully the holiday of Días de los Muertos. • Describe fully how Halloween came to be the way it is now. • Describe how Días de los Muertos and Halloween are different. • Describe how Días de los Muertos and Halloween are the same. • Have a conclusion paragraph.
    • The Story of Halloween http://www.holidays.net/halloween/story.htm
    • The History of Halloween http://www.theholidayspot.com/halloween/history.htm
    • The Real Origins of Halloween http://www.neopagan.net/Halloween-Origins.html
    • America’s Story of Halloween http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/modern/jb_modern_hallowen_1.html
    • Rubric • The rubric for grading follows this presentation.