Día de los muertos On the right side of your notebook write/ answer the following questions based on the poster. When is day of the dead? What is a symbol of this holiday? Do you think this is a “scary or happy” holiday? Priorities • Take this list of values and put them in your order from 1 (Most important) to 5 (least important) in Mexican culture. • • • • • Career(Job/Education) Friends Family Religion Money Kinto Sol- el 2 de Noviembre • Listen (escuchar) to the following song and read the translation to understand its meaning. • In this text your will see Spanish slang. • “jefito” padre- Father • “carnal” hermano- blood brother, homie • “agüitarse” morirse- to die Otras palabras importantes • El alma- the soul • Eterno- eternity • Morirse- to die http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei-NJnC6KIc Kinto Sol Comprehension Questions • 1.¿Qué noticia recibió su padre por teléfono? – What news did his father recieve on the phone? • 2.¿Cómo reaccionó su jefito? ¿Y el narrador? – How did his dad react? And the narrarator? • 3.¿Con qué se compara la muerte? – What does he compare death to? • 4.¿Qué cree sobre la vida después de la muerte? – What do you believe about life after death? • 5.¿Por qué celebra él el 2 de noviembre? – Why does one celebrate the 2nd of november? ¿Has perdido a un ser querido? • “Have you ever lost someone you loved?” – Quietly write in your notebook a couple of sentences about how you felt or how you would feel. La ofrenda • Google Doodle! Dia de los muertos • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFt8-WdstQA • Watch the video and answer the following questions. • 1. What are the holiday’s roots? • 2. How is it similar to Halloween? • 3. How is it different to Halloween? • Think about decorations, songs, costumes, foods, people, and priorities. 1 1 2 2 Halloween 3 4 Day of the DEAD 3 4 El esceleto • Cut out and label your skeleton with the various parts of the body. • La cabeza • El pecho • Los brazos • Las piernas • Los dedos • Los pies • Las cosquillas Closing: the prediction revealing! • What did we learn today about Mexican culture and the Day of the DEAD? • What value does Mexican culture give family? – What place does it have in their priorities? – What do you think about that?