Day Of The Dead

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Day Of The Dead

  1. 1. Dia de Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Veronica Barrera Module 6 / Tech 110 May 20, 2009
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>By studying the Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday, students gain an understanding that various cultures have differing views of life and death. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  3. 3. Objective <ul><li>Students will discuss how death is associated in our culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will compare and contrast U.S. attitudes toward death with those of Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will find the main idea of a paragraph. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  4. 4. Materials <ul><li>* Day of the Dead reference article. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  5. 5. Standards <ul><li>R 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>W 1.0 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Vocabulary <ul><li>* Festivity: Thing being done to celebrate. </li></ul><ul><li>Mourning: The wearing of black or some other color to show sorrow for a person’s death. </li></ul>Free PowerPoint template: www.brainybetty.com
  7. 7. Model of instruction <ul><li>  Teacher at the beginning of the lesson engages students prior knowledge about rituals surrounding death. Teacher puts answers on the board. Students are to write a paragraph comparing and contrasting the article and their views on death. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assessment <ul><li>Students share their drafts with a partner. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are to identify the main ideas in their partner’s paper. </li></ul>Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com

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