Day of the Dead

Created by: Emily on 04/05/2010 12:05

Description

Death is a part of life but different cultures react to it in different ways. In Mexico the Day of the Dead celebrates the life of people they have lost. This celebration has similarities and differences with festivals in other parts of the world.

Learning Outcomes

I know how Mexicans celebrate the life of somebody they have lost. I know that not all feelings about loss are sad. I can think of positive ways to remember somebody I have lost.

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Keywords

Ofrendas, Calavera,Celebration, El dia de los muertos, Day of the dead, Mourning, Grief, Fiesta, Loss, Death, Obituary

SEAL primary topics: Relationships
Global Dimensions: Diversity
Year Groups: 5 & 6

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