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  • 1. Day of the Dead Quest SheetsNombres: Walberto Haynes y Tato Hannaford _ 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?I think this is very different then the American view on death. The American view of death is frighteningor depressing , while Octavio Paz’s view of death is happy.When is All Saints Day and All Souls Day celebrated?__All Saints Day es en el primero de noviembre. All Souls Day es en el segundo de noviembre. Even though each region in Mexico celebrates Day of the Dead differently, what are things that theydo have in common._Todos los regiones de Mexico tienen adornos de colores, reuniones vivos, comidas especiales, yafertas.November 1 is reserved to remember ___los angelitos.November 2 is reserved to remember __los adultos muertos.From mid-October to the first week in November, what are some of the items markets and shops stockup on?skeletons and other macabre toys; intricate tissue paper cut-outs called papel picado; elaborate wreathsand crosses decorated with paper or silk flowers; candles and votive lights; and fresh seasonal flowers,particularly cempazuchiles (marigolds) and barro de obispo (cockscomb).List 5 edible goodies enjoyed on Day of the Dead.skulls, coffins and the like made from sugar, chocolate or amaranth seeds and special baked goods,notably sugary sweet rolls called pan de muerto that come in various sizes invariably topped with bits ofdough shaped like bones and, in some regions, unadorned dark breads molded into humanoid figurescalled animas (souls) What are some things that are used to create an altar?__It is decorated with papel picado, candles, flowers, photographs of the departed, candy skullsinscribed with the name of the deceased, and a selection of his or her favorite foods and beverages.
  • 2. What occurs on November 2?Family members gather together in cemeteries for gravesite reunions. They bring bottles of tequilapicnic baskets and even mariachi bands.How do Aztecs view death?__For the Aztecs, it was considered a blessing to die in childbirth, battle or human sacrifice, for theseassured the victim a desirable destination in the afterlife.In Mixquic, what takes place to celebrate Day of the Dead?At 2pm November first they gather in cometaries to mourn for past loved ones. When it is dark out theyilluminate the cemetery with candles. Then when midnight comes they invite the dead back with thetolling of bells.
  • 3. Food Quest SheetNombres: Walberto Haynes y Tato Hannaford _ Clase: Spanish 3 Periodo: _1 Who is la Catrina?A skeletal figure in a plumed hat and dressRead more: http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-food.html#ixzz1c4uV70hCWhat aresome foods that are made during Day of the Dead?You would make their favorite dish. In Mexico, some of the best stuff you would make would be moles,tamales, because those are made for special occasions -- particularly mole because it takes so manyingredients.Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-food.html#ixzz1c4vi5N00 What are thedifferent types of Pan de Muertos or Bread of the Dead?_Pan de muerto is sprinkled with sugar , with little knobs and strips of dough on top that representbones and skulls. They are sweet and egg rich.What do children love to eat?Not-so-spicy foods and candies would be provided on la ofrenda for the children.Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-food.html#ixzz1c4wCMBVyWhat is thepurpose of having a glass of water at the altar?_The souls are thirsty and pretty tired after the journey here.Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-food.html#ixzz1cMKNuHgR___In your own words, describe the cemeteries in Mexico? What do you like or dislike about the cemeterydecorations?Extraordinary huge arches of flowers will have pictures of the deceased set into them, and the wholegravesite repainted, and several hundred candles might be set up, and food set up.Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-food.html#ixzz1cMLH8EoULook at thetwo recipes along the right side of the page. Would you eat either one of these recipes? What do youlike and do not like about each?I would eat either one of these recipes. I really like tamales and my favorite food is seafood. The Pan demuerto also sounds very good.
  • 4. Nombres: Walberto Haynes y Tato Hannaford _ Clase: Spanish 3 Periodo: _1 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__ angelitos ___ 6. tacera _careta__ 7. acavlera ___calavera___ 8. fodraen __ofrenda_ 9. qfelnaieu _alfenique__ 10. apn ed osl ermtuso __pan de los muertos_ 11. zpamchtcleui __cempazuchitlDefinitions 1. songs and poems about the festival 2. a thick sauce made from a variety of ingredients, including chilis, sesame seeds, herbs, spices, chocolate and fruit 3. a scented resin used to make incense 4. an ancient drink made from corn meal and water and flavored with various fruits 5. the souls of the children who have died; literally "little angels" 6. mask worn by dancers to scare the dead away at the end of the celebrations 7. songs and poems about the festival 8. an offering; refers to the goods set out on the altars 9. a special confection used to fashion skulls, fruits and other figures 10. bread of the dead 11. a yellow marigold, the symbol of death, also known as cempasuchil or zempasuchitl
  • 5. Day of the Dead vs. Halloween -Holiday was started to scare off-Celebration of dead or please ghosts-Spend the whole day in a graveyard -made by Celtic tribes-Make an altar for passed loved ones Wear costumes -people go house to house-Holiday was started to honor begging for treats-dead loved ones Candy and food -haunted houses-made by Aztecs