DAY OF THE DEAD

1: Day of the Dead’s history

When is Day of the Dead celebrated?

What traditional play is performed on Day of the Dead?

Where do Mexicans go on All Souls Day?

What flower commonly adorns the graves of loved ones?

What flower commonly adorns the graves of loved ones?

Why do some Mexican children wear masks for the celebrations?

4: Movie: COCO

What does the Day of the Dead mean to Miguel’s family?

Who are people in your family that you want to be able to remember?

Make a review of the film. Use images or drawings if you want.

2: Popular Day of the Dead traditions

Find out what these traditions are for and explain with your own words:

Tianguis Pan de muerto skulls and skeletons

3: Day of the Dead around the world


Choose one country and answer the following questions

How long has your chosen country been celebrating Dia de los muertos?

What unique traditions does it have?

What costumes do people dress up in?

Why has Day of the Dead become popular there?