Click on each link to answer the question:
1.What does "El día de los muertos" mean in English?
http://www.dayofthedead.com/
2. Where is the holiday celebrated? When is it celebrated? How did it originate?
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-history.html
3. What is an "altar"? Explain what it is used for, how it is decorated, and what is put on the altar.
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/altar/tradaltar.html
4. What type of flower is typically used to celebrate "El día de los muertos"?
http://www.mexonline.com/daydead.htm
5. What is "pan de muertos"?
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-food.html
6. What happens to the food that is put on the altar?
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-food.html
7. What is a "calaca"?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calaca
8. What is the trip to the cemetery like on "El día de los muertos"? What is brought to the cemetary? How is the time spent?
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-history.html
9. Who is José Guadalupe Posada? What is he famous for? What do you think of his works?
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-history3.html
10. Where can you go here in Birmingham to participate in "El día de los muertos" celebrations? What kind of activities will you find there?
http://www.barehandsgallery.org/dotd.html
11. What is a sugar skull? How is it decorated?
http://www.azcentral.com/ent/dead/articles/dead-crafts_sugarskulls.html
12. What do you think about this Mexican holiday? How is it similar and how is it different from holidays that you celebrate in the U.S.? -Write 2 paragraphs describing this.