Day of the Dead Quest SheetsNombres: Shakira Rushing y Mario Vickery Clase: Spanish 3 Periodo: 1Day 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 US we don’t “chase after it” we definitely stay as far away as possible from death. Wehave different wings of the hospitals for those who are dying and when we hear of someone dying weare sad and stay away from everyone else..When is All Saints Day and All Souls Day celebrated? November 1st is All Saints Day and November 2nd is All Souls Day Even though each region in Mexico celebrates Day of the Dead differently, what are things that theydo have in common.Colorful adornments, family reunions at burial spots, special foods, and offerings placed for the dead.November 1 is reserved to rememberInfants and children.November 2 is reserved to rememberthose who died as adults.From mid-October to the first week in November, what are some of the items markets and shops stockup on?Skeletons, macabre toys, intricate tissue cut outs, crosses, flowers, and candles.List 5 edible goodies enjoyed on Day of the Dead.Pan de MuertoMolesTamalesCandy SkullsChocolate.
What are some things that are used to create an altar? A picture of the person the altar is dedicated to; a feast; a bar of soap, a towel, and othergrooming items, because the spirit of the person has been on a long journey and needs to refreshthemselves; things that represent the person, hobbies they had when they were here on earth; ifthey were married their wife or husband would put a romantic meal to the side to show their love;incense and spices, to guide the spirit to their altar and the spices so that they can add flavor to foodsthat have lost their taste to them.What occurs on November 2?All Souls DayHow do Aztecs view death? How a person dies is very influential in judging where they go. A person that dies a veryviolent death goes immediately to one of the 13 celestial levels of heaven. A person that dies anatural death goes to the place of death. They go through the nine various levels of the underworld.In Mixquic, what takes place to celebrate Day of the Dead? They get cameras and other items and travel to the grave of their loved ones to pray for a safejourney wherever they go.Who is la Catrina? A skeleton figure that represents a dead high society lady on Day Of The Dead.What are some foods that are made during Day of the Dead?Sugar skullsPan de muertoCandied pumpkinChocolate coffins and skullsAtole What are the different types of Pan de Muertos or Bread of the Dead?Sweet bread
What do children love to eat?Bread, chicken, and tamaliesWhat is the purpose of having a glass of water at the altar?To allow the spirits to quench their thirstIn your own words, describe the cemeteries in Mexico? What do you like or dislike about the cemeterydecorations?I think they are very intricately decorated. I love the fact that the Mexican people take so much timeto decorate something so much for one night.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?No.. I am not a very adventurous eater. I don’t like a lot of different flavors when I eat.Nombre_____________________ Clase __________ Periodo ________ Wordplay Quest SheetUnscramble the vocabulary word, then using the glossary, write the definition. 1. Avlasecr: calveras 2. Oelm: mole 3. Lpoalic: copalli 4. Otlae: atole 5. Gatnielso: angelitos 6. Tacera: careta 7. Acavler: calvera 8. Fodraen: ofrenda 9. Qfelnaieu: alfenique 10. apn ed osl ermtuso: pan de muerte 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 fruit3. copalli - a scented resin used to make incense4. atole - an ancient drink made from corn meal and water and flavored with various fruits5. angelitos - the souls of the children who have died; literally "little angels"6. careta - mask worn by dancers to scare the dead away at the end of the celebrations7. calavera - a skull; also a slang term for "daredevil”8. ofrenda - an offering; refers to the goods set out on the altars9. alfenique - a special confection used to fashion skulls, fruits and other figures10. pan de los muertos - bread of the dead11. cempazuchitl - a yellow marigold, the symbol of death, also known as cempasuchil or zempasuchitl. Day of the Dead vs. Halloween Halloween Day of the dead Celebrated everywhereMexico specific October 31 SkullsNovember 1st and 2nd Celtic origins Dead thingsCatholic origins Spirits wreak havoc CandiesSpirits “visit” families People take candy SpiritsLoved ones leave food returned to Monsters earth